Power, Participation and Agency

Monday, 16 July 2018: 17:30-19:20
RC53 Sociology of Childhood (host committee)

Language: English

This session explores the complex relationship between power, participation and agency. Power relationships condition the opportunities of participation and participation may be interpreted as agency.  The session enhances reflections about if and how relationships which are based on power can shape participation and if and how participation can be interpreted as agency.
Session Organizer:
Claudio BARALDI, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Hanne WARMING, Roskilde University, Denmark
Oral Presentations
Modulation of Children-Adult Relations at School: Theoretical Notes for a Debate about Student-Teacher Interaction
Marcelo ISIDORIO, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Brazil; Magali DOS REIS, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais, Brazil
The Teenage Gaze: Teens and Tourism in Post-Conflict Belfast
Madeleine LEONARD, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Power Dynamics at Play in Graphic Elicitation Interviews with Children
Emma COOKE, The University of Queensland, Australia; Kay COOK, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; Michelle BRADY, The University of Queensland, Australia
Children’s Agency and Father’s Positive Health and Work-Related Benefits
Alexandra MACHT, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom