reader õ Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples Paperback ☆ linda tuhiwai smith

mobi Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples

reader õ Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples Paperback ☆ linda tuhiwai smith ☆ ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples ✪ Author Linda Tuhiwai Smith – FrS academic traditions and methodologies which continue to position the indigenous as 'Other' In setting an agenda for planning and implementing indigenous research the author shows how such programmes are part of the wider project of reclaiming control over indigenous ways of knowing and beingExploring the broad range of issues which have confronted and continue to confront indigenous peoples in their encounters with western knowledge this book also sets a standard for truly emancipatory research It brilliantly demonstrates that when indigenous peoples become the researchers and not merely the researched the activity of research is transforme The whole process of colonization can be viewed as a stripping away of mana our standing in our own eyes and an undermining of rangatiratanga our ability and right to determine our destinies Research is an important part of the colonization process because it is concernedwith defining legitimate knowledge Research methodology is based on the skill of matching the problem with an 'appropriate' set of investigative strategies It is concerned with ensuring that information is accessed in such a way as to guarantee validity and reliability This reuires having a theoretical understanding either explicitly or implicitly of the world the problem and the method When studying how to go about doing research it is very easy to overlook the realm of common sense the basic beliefs that not only help people identify research problems that are relevant and worthy but also accompany them throughout the research process Researchers must go further than simply recognizing personal beliefs and assumptions and the effect they have when interacting with people In a cross cultural context the uestions that need to be asked are ones such asWho defined the research problemFor whom is this study worthy and relevant Who says soWhat knowledge will the community gain from this studyWhat knowledge will the researcher · from this studyWhat are some likely positive outcomes from this studyWhat are some possible negative outcomesHow can the negative outcomes be eliminatedTo whom is the researcher accountableWhat processes are in place to support the research the researched and the researcherIt's not often that a book on research methodologies feels this enriching to the soul It is not often that you read an unapologetic call for research to be beneficial to the oppressed Especially given how research has been the tool that legitimized imperialism and colonialism Highly recommended

epub ↠ Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples õ Linda Tuhiwai Smith

From the Research and PDF #10003 vantage point of the colonized the term 'research' is inextricably linked with European colonialism the ways in which scientific research has been implicated in the worst excesses of imperialism remains a powerful remembered history for many Decolonizing Methodologies PDFEPUBof the world's colonized peoples Here an indigenous researcher issues a clarion call for the decolonization of research methodsThe book is divided into two parts In the first the author critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western Methodologies Research and MOBI #245 research Extending the work of Foucault she explo This book saved my life when I was attempting to write a research paper in a colonialist discipline using anti colonialist counter hegemonic indigenous traditional practices Its literally handbook for just that People of indigenous backgrounds of all sorts should consider this book in their process of cultural self determiantion Linda Tuhiwai Smith is awesome I hella want to be able to write and process at the level

Linda Tuhiwai Smith õ Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples pdf

Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous PeoplesRes the intersections of imperialism knowledge and research and the different ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge and methodologies as 'regimes of truth' Providing a history of knowledge from the Enlightenment to Postcoloniality she also discusses the fate of concepts such as 'discovery 'claiming' and 'naming' through which the west has incorporated and continues to incorporate the indigenous world within its own webThe second part of the book meets the urgent need for people who are carrying out their own research projects for literature which validates their frustrations in dealing with various western paradigm what a pain in the ass