Disputing Discipline. Child Protection, Punishment and Piety in Zanzibar Schools (forthcoming 2021, Rutgers University Press)

​A visual and poetic exploration into the lives of Zanzibari children who negotiate the intersections of universalized and local children’s rights aspirations, Disputing Discipline shows how anti-corporal punishment programs in schools unintentionally compromise children’s well-being and asserts that children’s views and experiences can and should transform our understanding of child protection policy.

On Photography and Child Protection: Children as Diagnosticians of their own Well-being

Fay, F. (2019) Looking at and Seeing Beyond Young People’s Photographs of ‘Child Protection’ in Zanzibar. On Children as Diagnosticians of their own Well-being. MAT – Medicine Anthropology Theory Vol 6(4): 80-100.

Decolonizing the Child Protection Apparatus

Fay, F. (2019) Decolonizing the Child Protection Apparatus: Revisiting Child Rights Governance in Zanzibar. Childhood 26(3): 321-336, Special Issue: Child Rights Governance.  

Child Protection Across Worlds

Fay F. and R. Burr (2019) Child Protection Across Worlds: Young People’s Challenges Within and Outside of Child Protection Programmes in UK and Zanzibar Schools. In: Twum-Danso Imoh A., Bourdillon M., Meichsner S. (eds) Global Childhoods beyond the North-South Divide. Palgrave Studies on Children and Development. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

The Impact of the School Space on Research Methodology, Child Participation and Safety

Fay, F. (2018) The Impact of the School Space on Research Methodology, Child Participation and Safety: views form children in Zanzibar. Children’s Geographies, 16:4, pp. 405-417. Published online: 26 June 2017.

The Meaning of Adabu and Adhabu for the ‘Child Protection’ Discourse in Zanzibar

Fay, F. (2016) The Meaning of Adabu and Adhabu for the ‘Child Protection’ Discourse in Zanzibar. SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, Vol 9 (2016).

Book Review: Discourses of Discipline. An Anthropology of Corporal Punishment in Japan's Schools and Sports (by Aaron Miller, 2016)

Fay, F. (2016) review of [Discourses of Discipline. An Anthropology of Corporal Punishment in Japan's Schools and Sports.by A. L. Miller (2013), Berkeley, California: Institute of East Asian Studies], Children’s Geographies, Vol 15 (3): 381-383.

Life After Fieldwork: Of Leaving the Field, Entering Liminality and Relocating the Mind

Fay, F. (2015) Life after Fieldwork: Of Leaving the Field, Entering Liminality and Relocating the Mind. www.allegralaboratory.net

Cultivating Childhood: Researching Protection and Personhood on a Western Indian Ocean Island

Fay, F. (2015) Cultivating Childhood: Researching Protection and Personhood on a Western Indian Ocean Island. www.allegralaboratory.net

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