Photovoice. The voice of the teenagers from Roncofreddo. A research-action project made in the Roncofreddo’s community

Author/s Manuela Galderisi, Cinzia Albanesi
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2018/2 Language Italian
Pages 17 P. 50-66 File size 2003 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSC2018-002006
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The participatory action-research had the aim to increase sense of community and personal empowerment of the adolescents living in Roncofreddo. Using focus groups and Photovoice participants had the chance to understand and discuss the pros and cons of the village they are living in and make proposals to make their village fit young people’s needs. To evaluate the experience and its capacity to increase young people’s sense of community and empowerment a longitudinal design was used. Sense of personal empowerment of young people increased thanks to their involvement in the project, despite the obstacles they encountered at the contextual level.

Keywords: Sense of community, empowerment, photovoice, participation, adolescence, community.

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Manuela Galderisi, Cinzia Albanesi, Photovoice. La voce degli adolescenti di Roncofreddo. Un progetto di ricerca-intervento svolto nella comunità di Roncofreddo in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2018, pp 50-66, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2018-002006