Case study 1 – There is Always an Agenda - This project looked at the experiences and perceptions of recent migrants and ‘indigenous’ young people in Peterborough. This was carried out by a mixed team of community workers, community video makers and researchers.
Case study 2 – The Altruism of Young People - A highly experienced community based video worker discusses the possibilities and ethical issues involved in working with groups of ‘vulnerable’ young people.
Case study 3 – Conscious and Unconscious Voices - A therapist and community activist with relatively limited experience of the use of video discusses a project that explored the perspectives of group of young fathers about fatherhood, most of whom were involved in the criminal justice system.
Case study 4 – No Such Thing as ‘Power Free’ - A project with young women in Uganda in the area of HIV education carried out by a geography lecturer for whom this was her first use of video within a participatory research project.
Case study 5 – The Big Brother Diary Room - An established educational researcher reflects back on the use of a video diary room in his PhD research on the transitions young people go through in the education system.
Case study 6 – It can be Tearful - An experienced researcher with a background in sociology and anthropology discusses his collaboration with a professional film maker on a project working with young people in South Wales.