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11%OFF. Ed(S): Dei, George J. Sefa; Hall, Budd L.; Rosenberg, Dorothy Goldin - Indigenous Knowledges in Global Contexts: Multiple Readings of Our Worlds - 9780802080592 - V9780802080592
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Indigenous Knowledges in Global Contexts: Multiple Readings of Our Worlds

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Description for Indigenous Knowledges in Global Contexts: Multiple Readings of Our Worlds paperback. Indigenous knowledges are the commonsense ideas and cultural knowledges of local peoples concerning the everyday realities of living. This collection of essays discusses indigenous knowledges and their implication for academic decolonization. Editor(s): Dei, George J. Sefa; Hall, Budd L.; Rosenberg, Dorothy Goldin. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: JFSL1; JHMC; JNSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 19. Weight in Grams: 480.

Indigenous knowledges are understood as the commonsense ideas and cultural knowledges of local peoples concerning the everyday realities of living. This definition refers to the epistemic saliency of cultural traditions, values, belief systems and world views that, in any indigenous society, are imparted to the younger generation by community elders. It is also refers to world views that are products of a profoundly direct experience of nature and its relationship with the social world.

Bringing new and complex readings to the term 'indigenous', this collection of essays from Canadian and international contributors is an invitation to critically engage in the ... Read more

The book draws attention to some of the nuances, contradictions, and contestations in affirming the place of indigenous knowledges in the academy, while maintaining that different bodies of knowledges continually influence each other to reveal the dynamism of all knowledge systems.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of Toronto Press Canada
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
Number of Pages
432
Place of Publication
Toronto, Canada
ISBN
9780802080592
SKU
V9780802080592
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Ref
99-1

About . Ed(S): Dei, George J. Sefa; Hall, Budd L.; Rosenberg, Dorothy Goldin
George J. Sefa Dei is Professor, Department of Sociology in Education, University of Toronto. Dorothy Goldin-Rosenberg is Professor, Department of Sociology in Education, OISE/UT. Budd L. Hall is co-chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and a professor of community development in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria. ... Read more

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