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Education, indigenous knowledges, and development in the global south : contesting knowledges for a sustainable future / Anders Breidlid.


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Breidlid, Anders, 1947-
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New York : Routledge, 2013.
  • Book
  • xiii, 244 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-235) and index.
  • Introduction
  • The rationale for writing this book
  • The hegemonic role of western epistemology
  • Introduction
  • The epistemic and economic marginalization of the south
  • The superiority claims of western hegemonic epistemology
  • He ecological consequences of western hegemonic epistemology
  • A critique of western hegemonic epistemology from within
  • Indigenous knowledge systems, sustainability, and education in the south
  • Introduction
  • Indigenous people and indigenous knowledges
  • Indigenous ecological knowledges
  • The co-existence of western and indigenous knowledge systems. CHAT and expansive learning
  • Another knowledge system in the south : Islamic knowledge production
  • Education in the global south. What kind of knowledges? What kind of education?
  • Indigenous knowledges and education : the case of South Africa
  • Introduction
  • African renaissance
  • The Xhosa worldviews and knowledge production
  • Land, sustainability, and sustainable development
  • Education policy in South Africa after 1994
  • Indigenous knowledges, education, and sustainable development
  • Conclusion
  • Education in Sudan and South Sudan : tension and struggles between epistemologies
  • Introduction
  • The Islamist hegemonic political discourse
  • The Islamist educational discourse
  • The political discourse in the south
  • Education in the south as "secondary" resistance
  • The new nation : South Sudan and sustainable development
  • The educational discourse of Cuba : an epistemological alternative for other countries in the south?
  • Introduction
  • Indigenous knowledges and sustainability
  • The educational discourse: social and cultural capital
  • The genesis of the Cuban education system
  • An alternative discourse : independence, indigenization, and inclusiveness
  • Indigenous knowledges and sustainability
  • What others say about the education system in Cuba
  • Conclusion
  • The cognitive violence against minority groups : the case of the Mapuche in Chile
  • Introduction
  • The situation of the Mapuche
  • Education in Chile : Marco curricular
  • EIB (Educación Intercultural Bilingüe)
  • The Mapuche struggle for territorial and cognitive rights
  • Conclusion
  • Protest and beyond : a case for optimism?
Routledge research in education ; 82.

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