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Malherbe, Nick, Mohamed Seedat, Umesh Bawa and Shahnaaz Suffla. 2016. Visually negotiating hegemonic discourse through Photovoice: Understanding youth representations of safety. Discourse & Society 27 (6) : 589–606.
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This analysis of ‘alternative’ visual discourses (AVD) of six photographs of Ethiopian youngsters in a Multi-Country Photovoice Project on youth safety representations, exhibits how the two main discourses, Humanising Capital and Unity, both oppose some dominant Western discourses on teens' safety constructions. AVD appeared relevant communication modes, and significant approaches to ease youth property of meaning-generation processes within community-grounded studies.