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Reshaping the University: Responsibility, Indigenous Epistemes, and the Logic of the Gift

Rauna Kuokkanen

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ISBN 10: 0774813563 / ISBN 13: 9780774813563
Verlag: Univ of British Columbia Pr, 2007
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Clean inside with no remarks or highlights. 222 pages with the index. textbook binding. In the past few decades, the narrow intellectual foundations of the university have come under serious scrutiny. Previously marginalized groups have called for improved access to the institution and full inclusion in the curriculum. Reshaping the University is a timely, thorough, and original interrogation of academic practices. It moves beyond current analyses of cultural conflicts and discrimination in academic institutions to provide an indigenous postcolonial critique of the modern university.We ship from the USA and Canada. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 13898

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Titel: Reshaping the University: Responsibility, ...

Verlag: Univ of British Columbia Pr

Erscheinungsdatum: 2007

Einband: Hardcover


Auflage: First Edition.

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This timely, thorough, and original interrogation of academic practices moves beyond current analyses of indigenous epistemologies in academic institutions to provide a comparative indigenous and postcolonial critique of the modern university. Rauna Kuokkanen argues that the future of the university depends on its openness to indigenous epistemes, which have thus far been excluded by various mechanisms of epistemic ignorance. The university's exclusive epistemic practice creates situations in which indigenous peoples cannot effectively speak: they are not understood by the academy when expressing their own epistemic conventions. "Reshaping the University" proposes a new logic, grounded in principles central to indigenous philosophies. The "logic of the gift" disrupts the dominant logic of hegemonic rationalism and colonial dualism characteristic of academic discourse and practice. It calls for responsibility toward, and reciprocation with, indigenous thought and knowledge. This critical examination of the modern, Western academy will be essential reading for anyone who cares about the role of the university in contemporary society. It will be important for scholars, students, and teachers in many fields, including education, Native studies, sociology and anthropology, philosophy, and cultural studies.


Kuokkanen is fierce and unflinching in her arguments, and her documentation and bibliography are flawless; her ideas are powerful and necessary. When she speaks of her own experience and uses her own homescape of the Deatnu River to articulate the paradox of an indigenous scholar, she is ... poetic and compelling.? Kathleen Osgood Dana, University of the Arctic, B?IKI: The International S?mi Journal

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