Unsettling Eurocentrism in the Westernized University

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Unsettling Eurocentrism in the Westernized University
Format:
Bog, hardback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-08-2018
Sprog:
Engelsk
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The westernized university is a site where the production of knowledge is embedded in Eurocentric epistemologies that are posited as objective, disembodied and universal and in which non-Eurocentric knowledges, such as black and indigenous ones, are largely marginalized or dismissed. Consequently, it is an institution that produces racism, sexism and epistemic violence. While this is increasingly being challenged by student activists and some faculty, the westernized university continues to engage in diversity and internationalization initiatives that reproduce structural disadvantages and to work within neoliberal agendas that are incompatible with decolonization.This book draws on decolonial theory to explore the ways in which Eurocentrism in the westernized university is both reproduced and unsettled. It outlines some of the challenges that accompany the decolonization of teaching, learning, research and policy, as well as providing examples of successful decolonial moments and processes. It draws on examples from universities in Europe, New Zealand and the Americas. This book represents a highly timely contribution from both early career and established thinkers in the field. Its themes will be of interest to student activists and to academics and scholars who are seeking to decolonize their research and teaching. It constitutes a decolonizing intervention into the crisis in which the westernized university finds itself.

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Udgivelsesdato:
01-08-2018
ISBN13:
9781138061798
Vægt:
499 g
Bredde:
159 mm
Højde:
235 mm
Format:
Hardback
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    2 Halftones, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white; 2 Illustrations, black and white

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