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Decolonizing methodologies : research and indigenous peoples

Author: Linda Tuhiwai Smith
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Now in its eagerly awaited second edition, this bestselling book has been substantially revised, with new case-studies and examples and important additions on new indigenous literature, the role of research in indigenous struggles for social justice, which brings this essential volume urgently up-to-date."--Pub. desc.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Tuhiwai Smith
ISBN: 9781848139510 1848139519 9781848139503 1848139500 9781848139510 1848139519
OCLC Number: 805707083
Description: xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Imperialism, history, writing and theory --
Research through imperial eyes --
Colonizing knowledges --
Research adventures on indigenous lands --
Notes from down under --
The indigenous peoples' project : setting a new agenda --
Articulating an indigenous research agenda --
Twenty-five indigenous projects --
Responding to the imperatives of an indigenous agenda : a case study of Maori --
Towards developing indigenous methodologies : Kaupapa Maori research --
Choosing the margins : the role of research in indigenous struggles for social justice --
Getting the story right, telling the story well : indigenous activism, indigenous research --
Conclusion : a personal journey.
Responsibility: Linda Tuhiwai Smith.


An essential text that critically examines the basis of Western research, and the positioning of the indigenous as 'Other.'  Read more...


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Equips indigenous scholars with a series of methodological and political strategies for developing research that is enabling and empowering. * Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Indigenous Studies Research Read more...

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