Education, Modern Development, and Indigenous Knowledge

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

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 19.05mm | 408g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138993344
  • 9781138993341

Table of contents

The Field of International and Comparative Education: A History of Ideas and Methods in the United States; Postmodern Analysis and the Re-viewing of Indigenous Knowledge: Power, Culture and Knowledge Relations; International and Comparative Education: An Analysis of the Comparative Education Review; Modern Development: An Analysis of The Development Dictionary; A Comparison of Dominant Concepts. Bibliography. Index.show more