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The second section, ‘Children as actors in research’, consists of two chapters. It provides examples of problematising the existing methodological certainties such as children’s voice in research and socially constructed positions of children and adults. Both chapters, authored by Spyrou (pp. 105– 118) and Warming (pp. 119–132), showcase how changing the conceptual framework opens up completely new ways to approach data, for example, by re-positioning adults and children in research. They are good examples of how re-thinking children’s agency might provoke fresh and more nuanced interpretations and conceptualisations of doing research with children.