Ethnicity introspected: Researchers in search of their identity
Amina Béji-Bécheur, Nil özçağlar-Toulouse and Sondes Zouaghi. Paper published in Journal of Business Research 65 (2012) 504–510.
This article illustrates the use of researcher introspection prior to undertaking a sensitive research project. We first describe the research design. The contributions of introspection in relation to the concept of ethnicity are then clarified: (1) the feeling of belonging to an ethnic group (or ethnicity) is experienced only through social interaction; and (2) ethnicity is an ongoing process that is organized around self-protection tactics.… >> continue reading