Desire lines (4)

On April 26 this year I had the opportunity to participate and contribute to a workshop on improving responses to child sexual exploitation (CSE) that was organised by the University of Bedfordshire’s International Centre Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking. I don’t know anything about CSE, although a couple of the publicised cases in …

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What’s the frequency, Kenneth?*

I recently contributed a short piece to the Sussex European Institute newsletter (link to follow) focusing on one of five critiques that I’m developing of the current state of children’s participation. I call this the institutional critique. The critique runs something along the lines that, despite large material, symbolic and practical investments to develop institutional …

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