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Ontological Politics and Latin American Local Knowledges

Ivan da Costa Marques

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

It is a widely held Western belief that the West has knowledge, while other people have mere beliefs about reality. This kind of Western common sense is established as a result of a specific ... More


Culture, Institution, Conduct: The Perspective of Metaculture

Tony Bennett

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter suggests “institutionalization” has overtones of being confined against one's will or settling down for want of a better choice. The negative nuances are especially tenacious in Western ... More


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