Children's use and control of bedroom space

Bacon, Kate Victoria (2016) Children's use and control of bedroom space. In: Families, Intergenerationality and Peer Group Relations. Geographies of Children and Young People (5). Springer, Singapore, pp. 1-21. ISBN Online: 978-981-4585-92-7

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Bedroom space has been relatively under-researched in Children’s Geographies and Childhood Studies. This chapter draws together a collection of literature from a range of disciplines which has examined aspects of how children (aged 0-18years) use and control bedroom space. The examples used here will highlight the importance of taking account of both structure and agency when examining how children’s identities and relationships are constructed and played out through bedroom space

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