Houseboy - Heinemann African Writers Series (Paperback)
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Houseboy - Heinemann African Writers Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 08/08/1990
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The contributors to this volume offer an original approach to debates about indigenous knowledge. Concentrating on the political economy of knowledge construction and dissemination, they look at the variety of ways in which development policies are received and constructed to explain how local knowledges are appropriated and recast, either by local elites or by development agencies. Until now, debates about indigenous knowledge have largely been conducted in terms of agricultural and environmental issues such as bio-piracy and gene patenting. The book opens up the theoretical debate to include areas such as post-war traumatic stress counselling, representations of nuclear capability, architecture, mining, and the politics of eco-tourism.

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
ISBN: 9780435905323
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 130 g
Dimensions: 193 x 140 x 7 mm


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"It is a better guide to French Colonial Africa, and to racism, than any non-fiction account, whether by African or Frenchman."-The Times Literary Supplement
?It is a better guide to French Colonial Africa, and to racism, than any non-fiction account, whether by African or Frenchman.?-The Times Literary Supplement

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