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Overview

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815334521
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/1999
  • Series: Indigenous Knowledge and Schooling Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ladislaus M. Semali is Associate Professor of Education at the Pennsylvania State University. Originally from Tanzania, his major areas of research are language, media, and literacy education. He is currently the Director of the Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge. He is author of Postliteracy in the Age of Democracy and co-edited Intermediality: The Teachers' Handbook of Critical Media Literacy. Joe L. Kincheloe teaches Pedagogy and Cultural Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Currently he is Belle Zeller Visiting Chair of Public Policy and Administration at CUNY Brooklyn College. He is the author of numerous books, including Teachers as Researchers: Qualitative Paths to Empowerment and Toil and Trouble: Good Work, Smart Workers and the Integration of Academic and Vocational Education

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Table of Contents

Preface: Decolonizing Indigenous Knowledge
Ch. 1 Introduction: What is Indigenous Knowledge and Why Should We Study It? 3
Ch. 2 Indigenous Knowledge and Schooling: A Continuum Between Conflict and Dialogue 59
Ch. 3 Indigenous Knowledge as a Component of the School Curriculum 79
Ch. 4 Community as Classroom: ReValuing Indigenous Literacy 95
Ch. 5 Science Education in Nonwestern Cultures: Towards a Theory of Collateral Learning 119
Ch. 6 Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Learning, Indigenous Research 143
Ch. 7 Indigenous Knowledge Systems - Ecological Literacy Through Initiation into People's Science 157
Ch. 8 Indigenous Knowledge and Ethnomathematics Approach in the Brazilian Landless People Education 179
Ch. 9 Indigenous Music Education in Africa 191
Ch. 10 The Inseparable Link Between Intellectual and Spiritual Formation in Indigenous Knowledge and Education: A Case Study in Tanzania 209
Ch. 11 Indigenous Languages in the School Curriculum: What Happened to Kiswahili in Kenya? 227
Ch. 12 Indigenous Knowledge Systems for an Alternative Culture in Science: The Role of Nutritionists in Africa 243
Ch. 13 Agricultural Extension Education and the Transfer of Knowledge in an Egyptian Oasis 269
Ch. 14 Indigenous People's Knowledge and Education: A Tool for Development 285
Ch. 15 Local Knowledge Systems and Vocational Education in Developing Countries 305
Ch. 16 Indigenous Knowledge, Historical Amnesia and Intellectual Authority: Deconstructing Hegemony and the Social and Political Implications of the Curricular "Other" 317
Ch. 17 Indigenous Knowledge: An Interpretation of Views from Indigenous Peoples 333
About the Editors and Contributors 361
Index 367
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