SOCIAL AND LEGAL DISCOURSE OF CHILDREN’S PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING IN POLAND AND RUSSIA: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

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KRYSTYNA HELAND-KURZAK
ALEXANDRA FILIPOVA

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This article draws attention to online discourse of children’s participation in decision-making. The participation of children is located in one of the core principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This study examines the right of the child to express his/her opinion and the participation of the child in matters affecting his/her interests. This paper aims to compare Poland and Russia results in the search process in the Google global search engine, level from 2004 to 2019 using Google Trends. We discover that there are connecting discourses among legal policies in Poland and Russia. There are also differences between clusters of arguments about existence of children’s rights in practice.


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HELAND-KURZAK, K., & FILIPOVA, A. (2020). SOCIAL AND LEGAL DISCOURSE OF CHILDREN’S PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING IN POLAND AND RUSSIA: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. Society Register, 4(1), 61-70. https://doi.org/10.14746/sr.2020.4.1.05
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KRYSTYNA HELAND-KURZAK, The Maria Grzegorzewska University

Krystyna Heland-Kurzak is assistant professor in the Department of Social Pedagogy at The Maria Grzegorzewska University, Poland. Her interests lie in children’s development in the early years, and early childhood education.

ALEXANDRA FILIPOVA, Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service

Alexandra Filipova, PhD, is professor at the Far Eastern Federal University and researcher at the Com-plex Research Laboratory for Study of Childhood at Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service, in Russian Federation.

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