PhD-able research topic

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I am thinking of some research topics that I would like to pursue in a PhD program.

Here is one such topic: A rights-based approach to children’s participation in public-private partnerships in international development

A major reason why I am interested in this topic is I believe that it can help reduce the over-commercialization of […]

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Adultism defined

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I came across a good, quick definition of the term, adultism. In the past, I used the term ‘childism’ to describe the same thing. After reading more into it, I am discovering that ‘adultism’ is a preferred term by academics and is more established in the literature on the subject.

Here it is:

“Adultism is […]

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I began my morning by listening to a podcast interview from the CBC with Helena Kennedy, a British scholar and broadcaster, who explores human rights challenges emerging in the 21st century. The interview was part of a series called, Fragile Freedoms: the Global Struggle for Human Rights on CBC’s Ideas. Much of […]

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This short post summarizes the evaluation work of the Roots of Empathy program up to 2012. I was not involved in the evaluation. Regardless, I suggest some recommendations for future evaluations in different cultural contexts considering the emerging international scope of the program. You can view publications of the Roots of Empathy program Continue Reading