Education, Indigenous Knowledges, and Development in the Global South: Contesting Knowledges for a S (BOK)

Anders Breidlid

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The book's focus is the hegemonic role of so-called modernist, Western epistemology that spread in the wake of colonialism and the capitalist economic system, and its exclusion and othering of other epistemologies. Through a series of case studies the book discusses how the domination of Western epistemology has had a major impact on the epistemological foundation of the education systems across the globe. The book queries the sustainability of hegemonic epistemology both in the classrooms in the global South as well as in the face of the imminent ecological challenges of our common earth, and discusses whether indigenous knowledge systems would better serve the pupils in the global South and help promote sustainable development.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Anders Breidlid
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415895897
Antall sider 258 Vekt 476 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Philosophy & theory of education

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