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Visual Research Methods: Using Cameras to Empower Socially Excluded Black Youth

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Wright,Cecile Yvonne (Author), Darko,Natalie (Author), Standen,P. J. (Author), Patel,Tina G. (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Jun 2010
Published:
London, UK: Sage Publications
ISBN:
0038-0385
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Drama, Youth, Caribbean people, Power, Marginality, Goffman, Erving, Vulnerability, Photographs
Notes:
Describes the reflections and experiences of conducting research with a group of excluded young people of African Caribbean descent. The project used participant photography to engage the participants. Concludes that visual research methods empower young people, minimizing the power relationship that can exist between the researcher and young person in conventional interviews.