When the Hegemony Studies the Minority – An Israeli Jewish Researcher Studies Druze Women: Transformations of Power, Alienation and Affinity in the Field

@inproceedings{WeinerLevy2009WhenTH,
  title={When the Hegemony Studies the Minority – An Israeli Jewish Researcher Studies Druze Women: Transformations of Power, Alienation and Affinity in the Field},
  author={Naomi Weiner-Levy},
  year={2009}
}
This study describes the positionality and power relations revealed during research on women in Israel's Druze minority, conducted by a Jewish woman in the country's hegemonic society. Although the researcher's position and power appear obvious, changes took place constantly, reflecting her unstable position as a stranger, “outsider” or “insider,” as well as shifts in power relations.The researcher's positionality is believed to be affected primarily by formal aspects, such as culture… CONTINUE READING