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Thesis Review Series: Identity narratives by New Zealand African youth: A participatory visual methodological approach to situating identity, migration and representation by Makanaka Tuwe

Abstract
This fascinating and original work explores the experiences of third-culture children of African descent in New Zealand. The term ‘third-culture kid’ refers to an individual who grows up in a culture different from the culture of their parents. Experiences of youth of African descent is under-researched in New Zealand. The central research focus explores racialised emotions internalised by African youth that are largely attributed to a lack of positive media representation of African and/or black youth, coupled with daily experiences of micro-aggressions and structural racism. In this respect, the case-study analysis is reflective of careful, methodological and deliberative analysis, which offers powerful insights into the grass-roots strategies employed by African youth to resist negative stereotypes that problematise and marginalise them politically and economically.
Type
Report
Type of thesis
Series
ePress Thesis Review Series
Citation
Norris, A. (2018). Identity narratives by New Zealand African youth: A participatory visual methodological approach to situating identity, migration and representation by Makanaka Tuwe. ePress Thesis Review Series (3). Auckland, New Zealand: Unitec ePress. Retrieved from http://www.unitec.ac.nz/epress/
Date
2018
Publisher
Unitec Institute of Technology
Degree
Supervisors
Rights
It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.