Spatial Social Thought: Local Knowledge in Global Science Encounters

Spatial Social Thought: Local Knowledge in Global Science Encounters

by Michael Kuhn
     
 

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This volume presents perspectives on spatially construed knowledge systems and their struggle to interrelate. Western social sciences tend to be wrapped up in very specific, exclusionary discourses, and Northern and Southern knowledge systems are sidelined. Spatial Social Thought reimagines the social sciences as a place of encounter between all spatially

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This volume presents perspectives on spatially construed knowledge systems and their struggle to interrelate. Western social sciences tend to be wrapped up in very specific, exclusionary discourses, and Northern and Southern knowledge systems are sidelined. Spatial Social Thought reimagines the social sciences as a place of encounter between all spatially bound, parochial knowledge systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783838205267
Publisher:
ibidem Press
Publication date:
03/01/2014
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Dr. Michael Kuhn is director of Knowwhy Global Research and president of the World Social Sciences and Humanities Network. His background is philosophy, political science, and international economics. His research interests include epistemological and organizational implications of internationalizing social sciences communities. Kazumi Okamoto is Secretary General of the World Social Sciences and Humanities Network.

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