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Water Play in Urban Open Spaces in Sheffield: Children’s Experiences, Parental and Professional Understanding and Controls.

Bozkurt, M (2015) Water Play in Urban Open Spaces in Sheffield: Children’s Experiences, Parental and Professional Understanding and Controls. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to explore what makes water features in different urban open spaces attractive to children and what opportunities or constraints influence children’s ability to experience such water features. This thesis takes a qualitative triangulation approach to investigate children’s perceptions and experiences of water and how children's experience of these spaces are perceived, facilitated or controlled by parents and professionals, and this study’s findings are based on three urban open spaces in Sheffield with a different characteristics: water features in Sheffield city centre, particularly the Peace Gardens, Millhouses Park and Endcliffe Park.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Landscape (Sheffield)
Identification Number/EthosID: uk.bl.ethos.638979
Depositing User: melih m bozkurt
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2015 11:53
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2018 09:22
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/8201

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