Research as Play

Discovering Roots of Educational Marginalization through Participatory Research with Indigenous Baka Youth in Cameroon
  • Sarah Strader
Part of the New Research – New Voices book series (NRNV)


This chapter discusses a participative and immersive methodology used to meaningfully engage indigenous Baka children in Cameroon in research on their educational marginalization during a nine-month field study from 2011 to 2012. The author asserts that the absence of Baka youth perspectives in previous research on their access and achievement in school has led to significant gaps in understanding the challenges and opportunities in education for the Baka.


Knowledge Creation Positive Youth Development Critical Constructivist School Readiness Indigenous Student 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah Strader
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  1. 1.Chemonics International Inc.USA

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