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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Farid Alatas, Syed.
|ISBN:||0761934405 8178295865 9780761934400 9788178295862|
|Description:||226 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||The central problem of the social sciences in Asia: critique, diagnosis and prescription --
Theorizing the state of the social sciences --
The structure of academic dependency and the global division of labour in the social sciences --
The definition and variety of alternative discourses in Asia --
Nativist or autonomous social science: a clash of orientations --
Towards an adequate conceptualization of relevance and irrelevance in the social sciences --
Alternative discourses and power --
Rethinking the teaching of the social sciences --
The prospects and future of alternative discourses in Asia.
|Responsibility:||Syed Farid Alatas.|
...the book 'addresses a set of problems surrounding the state of the social sciences in Asia...the book also offers multiple readings for its various audiences, spanning academics, researchers and