For literature in norwegian, see our norwegian resource pages.
Public documents about user involvement
- Musinguzi, M. S. W & Ellingsen, I. T. (2017). The Norwegian Ombudsman for Children on child participation: Perceptions, impacts and dilemmas. Journal of Comparative Social Work (2).
- Norwegian Ministry of Children and Equality. (2016). The Rights of the Child in Norway (BLD-report). Oslo: The Ministry.
- The Norwegian Directorate of Health. (2013). Children and young people with disabilities – what rights does the family have? (Guidelines IS-1298E). Oslo: The Directorate.
- Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (2013). The Child Welfare Act. Oslo: The Ministry.
Books about user involvement
- Langford, M., Skivenes, M. & Søvig, K. H. (red.) (2019). Children`s Rights in Norway. An Implementation Paradox? Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.
- Thomas, N. (2000). Children, Family and the State. Decision Making and Child Participation. UK: Palgrave Macmillian.
Reports and publications about user involvement
- Kurtze, N., Meneses, J.F., Nguyen, L. (2016). Effectiveness of user involvement in institutions for children and youth (FHI-report 2016). Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
- Høiseth, J. R., Kvisle, I. M., Kildal, C. & Bjørgen, D. (2015). My Voice Matters (KBT-report). Trondheim: Competence center for lived experience and service development (KBT).
Research articles about user involvement
- Fane, J. (2018). Exploring the use of emoji as a visual research method for eliciting young children’s voices in childhood research. Early Child Development and Care, 188 (3), 359-374.
- Liebenberg, L. (Guest Editor). (2017). Understanding meaningful engagement of youth in research and evaluation, International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 16.
– Which contains following articles:
- Liebenberg, L. (2017). “Editor’s Introduction to the Special Issue: Understanding Meaningful Engagement of Youth in Research and Dissemination of Findings», 1-3.
- Woodgate, R. L., Tennent, P. & Zurba, M. (2017). “Navigating Ethical Challenges in Qualitative Research With Children and Youth Through Sustaining Mindful Presence”, 1-11.
- Bird-Naytowhow, K., Hatala, A. R., Pearl, T., Judge, A. & Sjoblom, E. (2017). “Ceremonies of Relationship: Engaging Urban Indigenous Youth in Community-Based Research”, 1-14.
- Sanders, J. & Munford, R. (2017). “Hidden in Plain View: Finding and Enhancing the Participation of Marginalized Young People in Research”, 1-12.
- Reich, J., Liebenberg, L., Denny, M., Battiste, H., Bernard, A., Christmas, K., … Paul, H. (2017). “In This Together: Relational Accountability and Meaningful Research and Dissemination With Youth”, 1-12.
- Mitchell, C. (2017). “”The Girl Should Just Clean Up the Mess”: On Studying Audiences in Understanding the Meaningful Engagement of Young People in Policy-Making”, 1-9.
- Liebenberg, L., Sylliboy, A., Davis-Ward, D. & Vincent, A. (2017). “Meaningful Engagement of Indigenous Youth in PAR: The Role of Community Partnerships”, 1-11.
- Bijleveld, G., Dedding, C., & Bunders‐Aelen, J. (2015). Children’s and young people’s participation within child welfare and child protection services: A state‐of‐the‐art review. Child & Family Social Work, 20 (2), 129-138.
- Kim, C.-Y. (2015). Why Research ‘by’ Children? Rethinking the Assumptions Underlying the Facilitation of Children as Researchers. Children & Society, 30 (3), 230-240.
- Bradbury-Jones, C. & Taylor, J. (2015). Engaging with children as co-researchers: challenges, counter-challenges and solutions. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 18 (2), 161-173
- Thomas, N. (2012). Love, rights and solidarity: Studying children`s participation using Honneth`s theory of recognition. Childhood, 19 (4), 453-466.
- Broström, S. (2012). Children`s participation in research. International Journal of Early Years Education, 20 (3), 257-269.
- Vis, S. A., Holtan, A. & Thomas, N. (2012). Obstacles for child participation in care and protection cases – why Norwegian social workers find it difficult. Child Abuse Review, 21, 7-23.
- Thomas, N. (2011). Towards a theory of children’s participation. In Children’s Rights: Progress and Perspectives: Essays from the International Journal of Children’s Rights. The International Journal of Children’s Rights, 48-71.
- Seim, S., & Slettebø, T. (2011). Collective participation in child protection services: Partnership or tokenism? European Journal of Social Work, 14 (4), 497-512.
- Docherty, S. & Sandelowski, M. (1999). «Focus on qualitative methods interviewing children». Researching in Nursing and Health, 22 (2), 177-185.