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The dialectics of African education and Western discourses : counter-hegemonic perspectives / edited by Handel Kashope Wright & Ali A. Abdi.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
New York : P. Lang, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 206 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introducing the dialectics of African education and Western discourses: appropriation, ambivalence, and alternatives / Handel K. Wright & Ali A. Abdi
  • Eurocentric discourses and African philosophies and epistemologies of education: counter-hegemonic analyses and responses / Ali A. Abdi
  • Ubuntu, African epistemology and development: contributions, contradictions, tensions and possibilities / Dalene Swanson
  • Inkumbulo as remembering, communing, and praxis: retelling the stories of transformation and learning / Nombuso Dlamini
  • Integrating African indigenous knowledge in Kenya's formal education system: the potential for sustainable development / Jenipher A. Owuor
  • Reframing African Higher education / Michael Kariwo
  • Re-culturing teacher education in Africa / Musembi Nungu
  • Reframing and indigenizing science education in Africa / Samson M. Nashon
  • African ways of knowing: rethinking pedagogy in Africa / Constantine Ngara
  • Linguistic independence and African education and development / Edward Shizha
  • Cultural games and mathematics education in Ghana: a theoretical analysis
  • Michael nabie
  • Is this an African I see before me?: Black/African identity and the politics of (Western, academic) knowledge / Handel Kashope Wright.
Contributor:
Wright, Handel Kashope, 1959-
Abdi, Ali A., 1955-
Series:
Black studies & critical thinking, 1947-5985 ; v. 21
Black studies & critical thinking ; v. 21.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781433113796
1433113791
9781433113789
1433113783
9781453905760
1453905766

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