New Identity/Identities Formulation in a Post‐Nomadic Community: The Case of the Bedouin of the Negev

@article{Dinero2004NewIF,
  title={New Identity/Identities Formulation in a Post‐Nomadic Community: The Case of the Bedouin of the Negev},
  author={Steven C. Dinero},
  journal={National Identities},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={261 - 275}
}
  • S. Dinero
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Sociology
  • National Identities
Research conducted by the author in the mid‐1990s found that while the bedouin culture and lifestyle in Israel's Negev Desert has been altered significantly as community members were resettled in stone houses, surrendered their camels for automobiles and entered the wage labour workforce, an expressed ‘bedouin’ identity remained strong. Indeed, it was found that rather than integrate the bedouin into the Jewish‐Israeli social mainstream, coerced settlement only served, if anything, to Arabise… 
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