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Ackermann, T. and Schubotz, D. (2020).  Co-production Approaches in Social Research with Children and Young People as Service Users - Challenges and Strategies. Social Work & Society, 18 (3) ( 

Lundy, L., Orr, K., & Marshall, C. (2020). Children’s rights budgeting and social accountability: Children’s views on its purposes, processes and their participation. Global Campus of Human Rights Journal, 4(1), 91-113. 

Lundy, L., Kirk, T., Gordon, F., Dunhill, A., & Kidd, A. (2020). Responses to child victims of modern slavery in the United Kingdom: a children’s rights perspective. Child and Family Law Quarterly, (2). Child and Family Law Quarterly. 

Lundy, L., & Hanna, A. (2020). Revisiting the Three Rs in Order to Realize Children’s Educational Rights: Relationships, Resources, and Redress. In J. Todres, & S. M. King (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Children's Rights Oxford University Press. 

Stalford, H., & Lundy, L. (2020). The Field of Children's Rights: Taking Stock, Travelling Forward. International Journal of Children's Rights , 28(1), 1-13. 


Brando, N. (2020). Children’s Abilities, Freedom, and the Process of Capability-Formation, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, DOI: 10.1080/19452829.2020.1767547



Byrne, B., & Lundy, L. (2019). Children's Rights and Policy-Making: a 6 P framework. The International Journal of Human Rights

Byrne, B. (2019). How inclusive is the right to inclusive education? An assessment of the UN convention on the rights of persons with disabilities’ concluding observations. International Journal of Inclusive Education

Lundy, L., & MacKenzie, A. (Accepted/In press). Teacher Education for Educational Equity: Children's Rights. In M. Peters, A. Kearney, & M. Mentis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Teacher Education: Teacher Education for Educational Equity (1 ed., Vol. 1). Singapore: Springer Meteor.

Lundy, L. (2019). A lexicon for research on international children's rights in troubled timesInternational Journal of Children's Rights, 27, 4, p. 595-601.  

Templeton M., Lohan M., Kelly C. & Lundy L. (2019). Adolescents’ Sexual Readiness: Insights gained from comparing a researchers’ and youth advisory group’s interpretation. Culture Health and Sexuality.


Lundy, L. (2018). In defence of tokenism? Children's right to participate in collective decision-making. Childhood

Lundy, L., & Templeton, M. (2018). Children Human Rights Defenders: The Views and Perspectives of Children. Child Rights Connect. 

Lundy, L., & Martinez Sainz, G. (2018). The role of law and legal knowledge for a transformative human rights education: addressing violations of children’s rights in formal education. Human Rights Education Review , 01-24. 

Maguire, L.K., Byrne, B., and Kehoe, S. (2018) ‘Respecting and fulfilling the right of post-primary pupils to consent to participate in trials and evaluative research: A discussion paper’,  International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 1(44).

OLynn, P., & Lundy, L. (2018). Education Rights. In U. Kilkelly, & T. Liefaard (Eds.), The Human Rights of Children Springer.


Byrne, B. (2017) Reconciling Sameness and Difference in Disability Rights Ideology: The case of student identity. In G. Quinn and C. O’Mahony (Eds) The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Clarus Press.

Hanson, K & Lundy, L 2017, 'Does Exactly what it says on the Tin? A Critical Analysis and Alternative Conceptualisation of the so-called “General Principles” of the Convention on the Rights of the ChildInternational Journal of Children's Rights, vol 25, no. 2, pp. 285-306.

Leonard, M. (2017) Teens and Territory in ‘Post-Conflict’ Belfast: If Walls Could Talk, Manchester University Press

Leonard, M. (2016) The Sociology of Children, Childhood and Generation, London: Sage.

Lundy, L. and Byrne B. (2017)The Four General Principles of the United Nations Convenion on the Rights of the Child: The Potential Value of the Approach in Other Areas of Human Rights Law’,in E. Brems, E. Desmet, and W. Vandenhole (eds) Children’s Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, Inspiration, Integration. Routledge

Lundy, L 2017, Valsamis v Greece. in H Stalford, K Hollingsworth & S Gilmore (eds), Rewriting children’s rights judgments: From academic vision to new practice. Bloomsbury.

Lundy, L & Kilkelly, U 2017, Children's Rights, Library of Essays on Family Law. Library of Essays on Family Law, Routledge.

Templeton, M, Lohan, M, Kelly, C & Lundy, L 2017, 'A systematic review and qualitative synthesis of adolescents’ views of sexual readinessJournal of Advanced Nursing, vol 73, no. 6, pp. 1288-1301. 


Byrne, B. (2016)  Do Children still need to Escape Childhood?  A Reassessment of John Holt and his Vision for Children’s Rights, International Journal of Children’s Rights, (24) 113-134.

Emerson, L. and Lloyd, K. (2016) Measuring children’s experience of their right to participate in school and community: a rights-based approach. Children and Society. [early online].

Lloyd, K. and Emerson, L. (2016) (Re)examining the relationship between children’s subjective wellbeing and their participation rights. Child Indicators Research.

Lloyd, K. & Emerson, L. (in press) (Re) examining the relationship between children's subjective wellbeing and their perceptions of participation rights, Child Indicators Research

Lundy, L., Orr, K, & Shier, H. (in press). Children's education rights: Global perspectives. In Ruck, M., Peterson-Badali, M.,  & Freeman, M.,  (Eds), Handbook on Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Routledge. 

Maguire, L.K., Byrne, B., and Kehoe, S. (2016) "Respecting and fulfilling the right of post-primary pupils to consent to participate in trials and evaluative research: a discussion paper" International Journal of Research and Method in Education 

McLaughlin, A. Campbell, A. & McColgan, M. (2016). Adolescent Substance Use in the Context of the Family: A Qualitative Study of Young People's Views on Parent-Child Attachments, Parenting Style and Parental Substance Use. Substance Use & Misuse, (51) 4 1846-1845.


Byrne, B & Lundy, L 2015, 'Reconciling Children's Policy and Children's Rights: Barriers to Effective Government Delivery' Children and Society, vol 29, no. 4, pp. 266-276., 10.1111/chso.12045

Lundy, L., Welty, E., Blue Swadener, B., Blanchet Cohen, N., Smith, K. & Devine, D. (2015) What if children had been involved in drafting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child? Law in Society: Reflections on Children, Families, Culture and Philosophy: Essays in Honour Michael Freeman. Diduck, A., Peleg, N. & Reece, H. (eds.). Leiden: Brill

Marshall, C, Byrne, B & Lundy, L 2015, 'Face to face: children and young people’s right to participate in public decision-making'. in sInternational Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Policies. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 357-380.

Shier, H. (2015) Children as researchers in Nicaragua: Children’s consultancy to transformative research. Global Studies of Childhood.

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