Yıl 2019, Cilt 8 , Sayı 4, Sayfalar 3728 - 3745 2019-10-15

Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism
Feminist Araştırmada İçeriden ve/veya Dışarıdan Olmak: Akademi ve Aktivizm Arasında Bir Köprü olarak Düşünümsellik

Pelin Dinçer [1]



Despite the ‘objectivity’ requisite of classic positivist approaches for the research to be considered as ‘scientific’, feminist research stresses the impact of researchers’ positionality within knowledge production and criticises the emphasis on neutrality for a scientific inquiry. Feminists have explored the power relations within the research and discussed the researchers’ position – holding an insider and/or outsider positionality – in terms of their complex relations of power. This examination requires elaboration on reflexivity, a critical stance in feminist research that stresses the situatedness of knowledge, which has a significant potential to eliminate the hierarchy within the research and to reconcile the dichotomy between academia and activism. Thus, this study focuses on the dynamics within the feminist qualitative research, particularly interviewing, the notion of reflexivity, the discussions of researchers’ insider and/or outsider status and how feminist reflexivity can be used as a tool to form a bridge between academia/activism binary. 

Araştırmanın ‘bilimsel’ olarak kabul edilmesi için klasik positivist yaklaşımların ‘nesnellik’ gerekliliğine rağmen, feminist araştırma, araştırmacıların bilgi üretimi içerisindeki konumluluğunun etkisini vurgulamakta ve bilimsel bir araştırma için tarafsızlığa vurgu yapılmasını eleştirmektedir. Feministler, araştırma içindeki güç ilişkilerini incelemiş ve araştırmacıların konumlarını – içeriden ve/veya dışarıdan gelen bir konumluluğa sahip olarak – karmaşık güç ilişkileri açısından tartışmışlardır. Bu inceleme, feminist araştırma içerisinde bilginin konumluluğunu vurgulayan ve araştırmadaki hiyerarşiyi ortadan kaldırmak ve akademi ile aktivizm arasındaki ikilemi uzlaştırmak için önemli bir potansiyele sahip olan düşünümsellik üzerine detaylı bir çalışmayı gerektirir. Bu nedenle, bu çalışmada, feminist nitel araştırma, özellikle mülakatlar, içerisindeki dinamiklere, düşünümsellik kavramına, araştırmacıların içeriden ve/veya dışarıdan konumlarına dair tartışmalara ve feminist düşünümselliğin akademi/aktivizm ikiliği arasında bir köprü kurmak için nasıl bir araç olarak kullanılabileceğine odaklanılmaktadır.

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Orcid: 0000-0002-8999-0535
Yazar: Pelin Dinçer (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: HACETTEPE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 15 Ekim 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { mjss532325, journal = {MANAS Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi}, issn = {1694-7215}, address = {Chyngyz Aytmatov Campus, 720038, Djal, Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN}, publisher = {Kırgızistan Türkiye Manas Üniversitesi}, year = {2019}, volume = {8}, pages = {3728 - 3745}, doi = {10.33206/mjss.532325}, title = {Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism}, key = {cite}, author = {Dinçer, Pelin} }
APA Dinçer, P . (2019). Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism. MANAS Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi , 8 (4) , 3728-3745 . DOI: 10.33206/mjss.532325
MLA Dinçer, P . "Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism". MANAS Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi 8 (2019 ): 3728-3745 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/mjss/issue/49340/532325>
Chicago Dinçer, P . "Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism". MANAS Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi 8 (2019 ): 3728-3745
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ISNAD Dinçer, Pelin . "Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism". MANAS Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi 8 / 4 (Ekim 2019): 3728-3745 . https://doi.org/10.33206/mjss.532325
AMA Dinçer P . Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism. MJSS. 2019; 8(4): 3728-3745.
Vancouver Dinçer P . Being an Insider and/or Outsider in Feminist Research: Reflexivity as a Bridge Between Academia and Activism. MANAS Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi. 2019; 8(4): 3745-3728.