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Title Knowledge and decolonial politics : a critical reader / edited by George J. Sefa Dei, Mandeep Jajj
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill Sense, [2018]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  LC1099.515 .K66 2018    AVAILABLE    30600020119831
Descript x, 147 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Anti-colonial educational perspectives for transformative change, 2542-9280 ; volume 6
Anti-colonial educational perspectives for transformative change ; v. 6
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"Knowledge and decolonial politics: a critical reader offers the perspectives of educators and learners within current developmental settings, highlighting the systemic barriers faced whilst trying to implement decolonial pedagogies and practices. In the hope to challenge the dominance of Western Eurocentric thought in education and international development, the authors of this book offer counter narratives to promote the use of embodied cultural knowledges and histories, along with indigenous perspectives, in order to subvert Western knowledge systems which are inherently colonial in nature. Changing education as we know it today requires creating spaces in which multiple knowledges can co-exist and benefit from one another. These spaces will ensure the continuity of decolonial practices and shape the intellectual politics of future generations"-- Provided by publisher
Erasing "educational gentrification" and embracing the possibilities of indigeneity in the classroom / Nana Bediako-Amoah -- Decolonizing the Ontario classroom / Candice Griffith -- Contesting "development" / Chisani Doyle-Wood -- An inconvenient truth : centering land as the site of indigenous knowledge protection / Wambui Karanja -- Spirituality, education, and resistance / Lwanga Gasuza Musisi -- Connecting to the embodied spirit : working with the body as a healing and decolonizing tool / Olivia Aiello -- Futurity of indigenous languages found in white settler nation-states : a case study on eurocentric pedagogy and curriculums in Canada and South Africa / Shirleen Anushika Datt
Subject Culturally relevant pedagogy
Multicultural education
Alt Author Dei, George J. Sefa (George Jerry Sefa), 1954- editor
Jajj, Mandeep, editor
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