Children, Youth and Environments.
Vol 17, No.2 (2007)
ISSN 1546-2250


Announcement: Can I play out? Lessons from London Plays Home Zones Project [PDF 60 KB]

Pushing the Boundaries:
Critical International Perspectives on Child and Youth Participation

Special Issue

Guest Editors: Caitlin Cahill and Roger A. Hart

Caitlin Cahill and Roger A. Hart

Focus on Europe

Guest Editors: Barry Percy-Smith and Alison Clark

Focus on Australia and New Zealand/Aotearoa

Guest Editor: Anita Harris

Focus on Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific

Guest Editor: Joachim Theis

Focus on South and Central Asia

Guest Editors: Claire O’Kane and Ravi Karkara

Focus on Japan

Guest Editors: Isami Kinoshita

Focus on the United States and Canada

Guest Editors: Caitlin Cahill and Roger A. Hart

Focus on Latin America

Guest Editors: Yolanda Corona Caraveo and María Eugenia Linares Pontón

Promoting Child and Youth Participation in the Creation of Citizenship (Editors’ Introduction)
[PDF Full Version (63 KB)]
Yolanda Corona Caraveo and María Eugenia Linares Pontón

The Atelié Acaia: Implementing Community Solidarity and Youth Empowerment in São Paulo, Brazil
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (321 KB)]
Caru Bowns

The Children of Loxicha, Mexico: Exploring Ideas of Childhood and the Rules of Participation
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (465 KB)]
Anne-Marie Smith

Paternalism, Participation and Children’s Protagonism
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (90 KB)]
Manfred Liebel

Young People’s Perceptions and Experiences of Participation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (97 KB)]
Irene Rizzini and Nisha Thapliyal

Political Participation in the School Context: Youth Experiences in Collective Action
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (88 KB)]
Lucia Rabello de Castro

Preventing the Transmission of HIV/AIDS among Junior and Senior High School Students in Junin, Argentina
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (262 KB)]
Ana-María Mendes Diz, Ana-Clara Camarotti, Pablo-Francisco Di Leo, and Cristina Godio

Reports from the Field

Adolescent Participation in Impoverished Urban Communities: The Case of the Jóvenes de la Cuadra Group
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (218 KB)]
Sergio Muñoz Chacón

Children as Agents of Social Change
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (108 KB)]
María Eugenia Linares Pontón and Haydeé Vélez Andrade

The Country of Boys and Girls: A Model for Participation and Child Leadership
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (86 KB)]
Luz Helena Monje and Nancy Stella López Mora

The City and Children’s Participation
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (74 KB)]
Alejandro Acosta Ayerbe and Nisme Pineda Báez

Personal Voices

The Child’s Environmental Amnesia—It’s Ours
[PDF Full Version (49 KB)]
Peter H. Kahn, Jr.

Redeeming the Nature of Childhood
[PDF Full Version (36 KB)]
Emily Stanley

Book Reviews

Herramientas para la participación adolescente: palabras y juegos [Tools for Adolescent Participation: Words and Games]
by Quima Oliver i Ricart

Diálogo de sabers sobre participación infantil [A Dialogue of Knowledges about Children’s Participation]
by Yolanda Corona Caraveo and María Morfín Stoopen

El derecho a la participación infantil de niñas, niños y adolescentes en situación de riesgo: menores no acompañados, niños y niñas afectados por conflictos armados y trabajadores infantiles [The Participation Rights of Children and Adolescents at Risk: Unaccompanied Minors, Children Affected by Armed Conflicts, and Child Workers]
by Save the Children España

De la participación al protagonismo infantil: propuestas para la acción [From Participation to Child Protagonism: Proposals for Action]
by Erika Alfageme Anavitarte, Raquel Cantos Vicent, and Marta Martínez Muñoz

Enriques’ Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother
by Sonia Nazario

La participation de los ninos en el desarrollo sostenible [Children’s Participation: The Theory and Practice of Involving Young Citizens in Community Development and Environmental Care]
by Roger Hart

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