In the frame: Photovoice and mothers with learning difficulties

Author: Booth, W.;Booth, T.
Year: 2003
Reference Type: Journal Article
Journal/Book Title: Disability & Society
Volume: 18
Issue: 4
Pages: 431-442
Abstract: This paper presents the results of a photovoice project involving mothers with learning difficulties. Photovoice is a technique that challenges the established politics of representation by putting people in charge of how they document their own lives. The authors describe how the project was carried out and the problems they encountered. Analysis of the content of the mothers' photo albums in the context of their own personal stories throws light on both their individual lives and their collective experience. The results challenge discriminatory views of the women as different mums.

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