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Children's Participation in Decision Making in the Philippines: Understanding the attitudes of policy-makers and service providers

Bessell, Sharon


This article explores the ideas about children's participation in decision-making held by government officials and non-government representatives engaged in promoting children's participation in the Philippines. It suggests that the ideas that policy-makers and service deliverers hold about children's participation are heterogeneous, diverse and complex. While adults' attitudes are often presented as serious barriers to children's participation, this study suggests that they are both...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Childhood: a global journal of child research
DOI: 10.1177/0907568209335305


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