Creative Expressions of Agency: Contemplating Youth Voice and Adult Roles in Participatory Action Research
by Vanessa Jones, Carmine Stewart, Anne Galletta & Jennifer Ayala — 2015
The chapter examines youth participation within three intergenerational collectives using participatory action research (PAR) to address educational policies youth viewed as counterproductive to their education. Outlining the complexity of youth voice, the multiple vehicles within the arts through which youth voice is expressed, and the different ways in which youth voice is received by educators and policy makers, the chapter underscores the promise of youth involvement in developing, assessing, and fundamentally altering educational policy.
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