Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples (Paperback)
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Short Description for Decolonizing Methodologies A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies.
- Published: 15 March 1999
- Format: Paperback 224 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781856496247 ISBN 10: 1856496244
- Sales rank: 86,386
Full description for Decolonizing Methodologies
transformed". In the first part of the book, the author critically examines the historical and philosophical base of western research. Extending the work of Foucault, she explores the intersections of imperialism, knowledge and research. The second part of the book meets the urgent need for literature which validates various frustrations with various western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies. In setting an agenda for planning and implementing indigenous research, the author shows how such programmes are part of the wider project of reclaiming control over indigenous ways of knowing and being.