List of Contributors.
Scholars giving voice so that children and youth can speak for themselves: An introduction to this special volume.
“They don't wanna get their education.
“And no flowers grow there and stuff”: Young children's social representations of poverty.
“I like being intervieeeeeeewed!”: Kids’ perspectives on participating in social research.
“You can't count on nobody in life”: Homeless youth and the transition to adulthood.
Child sexual abuse and embodiment.
How maltreatment matters: Effects of child maltreatment on academic performance.
The importance of audience and agency for representation: A case study of an urban youth media community.
From “He's too nice” to “Some day”: Using photography to understand what urban students want to learn in school.
Middle school students' perceptions of character education: What they are doing when someone is.
The value of volunteering: comparing youths’ experiences to popular claims.
Trophies, triumphs, and tears: Children's experiences with competitive activities.
“Into it” or “going through the motions”: Exploring how college students understand their academic engagement.
Moving into line: The educational, occupational, and family ambitions of the youth of Gautreaux two.
Speaking the unspeakable: Youth discourses on racial importance in school.
“I learn being black from everywhere I go”: Color blindness, travel, and the formation of racial attitudes among African American adolescents.
Sociological studies of children and youth.
Children and Youth Speak for Themselves.