CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND CHILDHOOD STUDIES AS A CHALLENGE AND A DRIVER OF SOCIAL CHANGE

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URSZULA MARKOWSKA-MANISTA
ANNA ODROWĄŻ-COATES

Abstract

This paper contains an introduction to a selection of papers across social sciences and humanities, based on empirical explorations and theoretical conceptualizations. Authors highlight the issues of parental roles, parental styles, child and family positioning in the family and society. The lens of children’s rights and participatory approaches is also discussed. Authors focus on diverse practices in parenting, different approaches to children’s agency and freedom of choice, family as a negotiated space mediated by culture, children’s position in family and society, life chances and wellbeing, critical approaches to children’s rights perspectives, early intervention, socio-political context, finally Freire’s and Korczak’s pedagogies.

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MARKOWSKA-MANISTA, U., & ODROWĄŻ-COATES, A. (2021). CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND CHILDHOOD STUDIES AS A CHALLENGE AND A DRIVER OF SOCIAL CHANGE. Society Register, 5(2), 7-12. https://doi.org/10.14746/sr.2021.5.2.01
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Author Biographies

URSZULA MARKOWSKA-MANISTA, University of Warsaw

Urszula Markowska-Manista, PhD – is field researcher in education in culturally diversified environments and indigenous childhood and youth studies concerning children’s rights. Since 2016, she has been the director of and lecturer in the MA Childhood Studies and Children’s Rights (MACR, Berlin, Potsdam) and is assistant professor at the University of Warsaw (Faculty of Education).

ANNA ODROWĄŻ-COATES, Maria Grzegorzewska University

Anna Odrowąż-Coates, PhD is the chairholder at the UNESCO/Janusz Korczak Chair in Social Pedagogy, and an associate professor in social pedagogy at the Maria Grzegorzewska University in Warsaw, Poland.

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