Children's Innocence Discourse: Are They Vulnerable?

Children's Innocence Discourse: Are They Vulnerable



Children’s Innocence Discourse, Truth Regime


Early childhood is often perceived as a time of innocence in their perception of the world; however, questions arise about whether this innocence truly makes them vulnerable to risky situations. This research aims to provide a deeper understanding of the factors influencing children's innocence and its connection to their vulnerability to risky situations. The research method employed is a Systematic Literature Review. Data analysis techniques involve thematic data analysis. Article collection was conducted for three months from October to December 2023, utilizing secondary data. The secondary data sources consist of high-quality journal articles nationally and proceedings with a predefined focus. These articles were obtained from the Google Scholar database using keywords such as "innocence discourse," "Michael Foucault," "truth regimes," and "early childhood education." These findings offer crucial insights for parents, educators, and practitioners in carefully handling child development, emphasizing environmental factors influencing children's perceptions of risky situations. In the context of the discourse on children's innocence, the importance of protecting and ensuring the welfare of children as human individuals demands serious attention. A holistic perspective is required to comprehend the complexity of children, emphasizing a comprehensive focus on their rights, needs, and welfare as they grow and develop.


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How to Cite

Hanifah, S. (2024). Children’s Innocence Discourse: Are They Vulnerable? Children’s Innocence Discourse: Are They Vulnerable. Kiddie: Early Childhood Education and Care Journal, 1(2), 99–107. Retrieved from