In this article, the authors report selected findings from a larger study where self-advocates from the disability rights movement created a series of short videos as part of a participatory research project. Self-advocates subsequently integrated these videos into a greater community organizing initiative. While the research process of this study has been published elsewhere, this piece will explore the idea of bridging participatory video, a collaborative research methodology, with community-based advocacy initiatives. The authors contend that this presents an opportunity for radical incrementalism in which to create a praxis driven predominantly by the voices on the margins versus the academic elite. In this article, a link to one of the videos is also included alongside participant reflections on the research process.
Sitter, Kathleen C. and Burke, Amy C.
"Praxis with Self-Advocates: Exploring Participatory Video as Radical Incrementalism,"
Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum: Vol. 6
, Article 6.
Available at: http://trace.tennessee.edu/catalyst/vol6/iss1/6
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