Children's participation rights, youth activism, and generation Z

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The purpose of this encyclopedia entry is to employ a children's rights framework to examine how conceptualizations of children and youth shape adults’ views of children's participation rights within the context of activism in the United States. A secondary aim is to consider how adults can support youth activism efforts as partners and allies. Implications for policy and practice are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Health, First Edition
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780128188736
ISBN (Print)9780128188729
StatePublished - Jan 1 2023


  • Children's participation rights
  • Digital activism
  • Generation Z
  • Youth activism
  • Youth organizing
  • Youth participatory action research
  • Youth-adult relationships

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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