Children’s Understandings of Well-being Towards a Child Standpoint

The book presented here describes an outstanding attempt, not only to include children’s views but to partner with children to develop the concept of well-being and to study the phenomenon as the children understand it. The authors do this by placing the concept of children’s well-being within the e...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Fattore, Tobia, Mason, Jan (Author), Watson, Elizabeth (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Children’s Well-Being: Indicators and Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Locating the Child in Well-Being Discourse
  • Chapter 2. Researching Children’s Understandings of Well-Being
  • Part II
  • Chapter 3. Overviewing a Child Standpoint on Well-Being
  • Chapter 4. Agency, Autonomy and Asymmetry in Child–Adult Relations
  • Chapter 5. Safety and Ontological Insecurity: Contesting the Meaning of Child Protection
  • Chapter 6. Self, Identity and Well-Being
  • Part III
  • Chapter 7. Activities as Autonomy and Competence: The Meaning and Experience of Leisure for Well-Being
  • Chapter 8. Money, Markets and Moral Identity: Exploring Children’s Understandings and Experiences of Economic Well-Being
  • Chapter 9. Children’s Health and Well-Being
  • Part IV.-Chapter 10. Findings and Conclusions on Well-Being from the Unique Vantage Point of Children
  • Appendix