Education, Modern Development, and Indigenous Knowledge: An Analysis of Academic Knowledge Production

1st Edition

Seana McGovern

Routledge
Published July 21, 2016
Reference - 222 Pages
ISBN 9781138993341 - CAT# Y210513
Series: Indigenous Knowledge and Schooling

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Summary

This book re-conceptualizes the field of international and comparative education by utilizing indigenous knowledge as a central component for altering the dominant, eurocentric social science research paradigm. Examples from indigenous sources of knowledge are juxtaposed to the dominant discourses on education and modern development in subaltern societies in order to provide scholars with alternative ways of viewing education and development and to shape how subaltern peoples are understood and represented in academic research. Bibliography. Index.

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