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The challenge of Eurocentrism : global perspectives, policy, and prospects

Author: Rajani Kannepalli Kanth.
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Eurocentrism is the current object of a global critique, which has the potential to be as significant as Marxist and Feminist critiques have been. This critique focuses on and dissects the paradigms that have emanated from the European Enlightenment.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rajani Kannepalli Kanth.
ISBN: 023061227X 9780230612273
OCLC Number: 226356992
Description: xxxv, 259 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: challanging Eurocentrism: 45 theses / Rajani Kannepalli Kanth --
Eurocentric roots of the clash of civilizations: a perspective from the history of science / Arun Bala --
Mathematics and Eurocentrism / George Gheverghese Joseph --
Official corruption and poverty: a challenge to the Eurocentric view / Ravi Batra --
Pan-African and Afro-Asian alternatives [to] and critiques [of Eurocentrism] / Mathew Forstater --
Economic development and the fabrication of the Middle East as a Eurocentric project / Firat Demir and Fadhel Kaboub --
The phantom of liberty: mo(der)nism and postcolonial imaginations in India / Rajesh Bhattacharya and Amit Basole --
Eurocentrism, modernity, and the postcolonial predicament in East Asia / Kho Tung-Yi --
On cultural bondage: from Eurocentrism to Americocentrism / Ali A. Mazrui --
American exceptionalism and the myth of the frontiers / Rajiv Malhotra --
What have the Muslims ever done for us? Islamic origins of Western civilization / John M. Hobson --
Beyond Eurocentrism: the next frontier / Rajani Kannepalli Kanth --
Postface: Eurocentrim-whither now? / Rajani Kannepalli Kanth.
Responsibility: edited by Rajani Kannepalli Kanth ; with the assistance of Amit Basole.
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