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The dialectics of African education and Western discourses : counter-hegemonic perspectives

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Black studies & critical thinking ; v. 21, P. Lang, New York, p.206 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB45 .D46 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9646167

Keywords:

Educational anthropology--Africa, Educational change--Africa, Ethnoscience--Africa, Eurocentrism--Africa

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng