Children’s Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency by Julie Seymour, Abigail Hackett, Lisa Procter

By Julie Seymour, Abigail Hackett, Lisa Procter

Drawing from quite a lot of disciplines, together with anthropology, sociology, structure and geography, and foreign individuals, this quantity bargains either scholars and students with an curiosity within the interdisciplinary research of formative years a variety of methods of pondering spatially approximately kid's lives.

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This does not mean that our research with children was just incidental; we designed specific information sheets and assent forms for them to complete, and they were considered to be full participants in the project. However, we adjusted children’s level and type of involvement according to their availability, needs and interests. The home video tour was at times too involved or lasted too long to work for some of the younger participants. In contrast the focus on specific activities lent itself to dipping in and out of what children were already doing, allowing them to demonstrate what they were doing, and how, rather than just talking about it.

Gabb, J. (2008) Researching Intimacy in Families, London: Palgrave. Gagen, E. A. (2006) Measuring the Soul: Muscular Consciousness and Physical Health Testing in Early Twentieth Century Playgrounds’, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 24 (6), 827–849. Hackett, A. (2014) ‘Zigging and Zooming All Over the Place: Young Children’s Meaning Making and Movement in the Museum’, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 14 (1), 5–27. Hackett, A. and Yamada-Rice, D. (2015) ‘Producing Visual Records of Movement: Making Meaning of Young Children’s Interactions with Place’, in E.

G. , 2014). In media studies and anthropology the relationship between the digital and material is firmly established. Miller and Slater, for instance, describe media environments as ‘continuous with . . other social spaces’ (2000, p. 5); Lori Kendall has coined the term digital ‘overlay’ for cyberspace activities over the real world (2002, p. 8); Postill and Pink (2012) speak of different ‘digital socialities’ that people engage and are bound up in; and Pink et al. (2015) call for a digital ethnography approach that treats the online and offline as part of the same environment.

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