Written Reflection: In the book, Children as Caregivers: the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis and HIV in Zambia (2017), anthropologist and ethnographer Jean Hunleth conducts not only participant observation and interviews with youth, but also uses more creative data collection methods.
For this journal entry, answer the following:
Identify – The creative ways she collects information from the kids about their experiences in their homes, village, and dealing with their sick parents. Explain – What forms this data comes in and how it can complement and further ethnographic understandings of their daily lives as children as well as caregivers. Reflect – In your opinion, what are strengths and limitations of each data collection method? How might you have conducted her study differently?