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Reproduction of Indigenous Knowledge in Plural Cultures: Ayurveda Education in Contemporary India *

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines Ayurveda education in India and the reproduction of indigenous knowledge in a pluralist culture. The story of indigenous knowledge systems such as Ayurveda, especially in the ... More


Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas

Ben Campbell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198078524
eISBN:
9780199082278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078524.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Himalayas have iconic status in the global biosphere, but how well understood are the relationships between Himalayan people and their environment? How can anthropological approaches to the ... More


From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Astrid Swenson and Peter Mandler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

What was the effect of the British empire on the cultures and civilizations of the peoples over whom it ruled? This book takes a novel approach to this important and controversial subject by ... More


Indigenous Knowing and Responsible Life in the World

John Grim

in Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter seeks to associate ecospirit with indigenous knowledge in a plurality of forms. It shows that there is a family resemblance, but not a unity, among the ... More


The Heritage of Empire*

Astrid Swenson

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter maps the relationships between heritage and empire in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and their impact on notions of world heritage. It connects the history of heritage in ... More


Indigenous Criminology

Chris Cunneen and Juan Tauri

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447321750
eISBN:
9781447321774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321750.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Indigenous Criminology is the first book to explore a distinctly Indigenous approach to criminology. It is based on comparative research across the settler colonial states of Aotearoa New Zealand, ... More


Do Micronesian Navigators Practice Science?

Sandra Harding

in Objectivity and Diversity: Another Logic of Scientific Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226241227
eISBN:
9780226241531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241531.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Many assumptions and practices of indigenous knowledge systems produce reliable empirical knowledge. Yet, these systems tend to be unjustifiably discounted by Northern scientists because the former ... More


Making an Indigenous Space

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how globalized formations of indigeneity were shaped and made in relation to environmental winds in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It begins with an overview of the ... More


Becoming Indian in Colonial California

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Indian did not convey a single status in Mexico but varied, depending on place and circumstance. This chapter investigates what it meant to become Indian in colonial California and argues that, ... More


A Sense of Place

A. David Napier

in Making Things Better: A Workbook on Ritual, Cultural Values, and Environmental Behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969357
eISBN:
9780199346097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969357.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter asks a number of questions about knowledge, property, and embodiment. Are there ways of protecting the disadvantaged from the oppressive strangulation of multinational corporations and ... More


Afterword: Mainstreaming Indigenous Knowledge: Genealogy of a Meta-concept

Dhruv Raina

in Public Health and Private Wealth: Stem Cells, Surrogates, and Other Strategic Bodies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199463374
eISBN:
9780199086993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463374.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Population and Demography

This chpater examines the dual career of the category ‘indigenous knowledge’ within development practice and science studies. It shows how the interest in indigenous knowledge emerged in tandem with ... More


Indigenous and Western knowledge: a false dichotomy?

Margaret Sutherland

in University engagement and environmental sustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091629
eISBN:
9781781707746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091629.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Western knowledge is often linked to universality and spatial transferability while indigenous knowledge is considered to be part of a traditional and outdated way of life. Development agencies, The ... More


Culture Cult: Ritual Circulation of Inalienable Knowledge and Appropriation of Cultural Knowledge (Central and NW Australia)

Barbara Glowczewski

in Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450300
eISBN:
9781474476911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450300.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

After recalling the international context of the contemporary claims to cultural property, Glowczewski discusses the concept of inalienability which, in central and north western Australia, surrounds ... More


Representational self-awareness

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

in Exoticisation Undressed: Ethnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100832
eISBN:
9781526114969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100832.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Focusing on the community of Parara Puru (at Chagres National Park), the chapter examines the involvement of the Emberá with tourism, and their increasing representational self-awareness. Until the ... More


Acquisition and Circulation of Medical Knowledge within the Early Modern Portuguese Colonial Empire

Timothy Walker

in Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753586
eISBN:
9780804776332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753586.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the acquisition and circulation of indigenous medical knowledge within the Portuguese colonial empire. First, it examines the role and influence of medical techniques, ... More


Archaeologies of Listening Beginning Thoughts

Peter R. Schmidt and Alice B. Kehoe

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the foundational principles of Archaeologies of Listening. It takes the reader back to the genesis of anthropological method as well as the debates that have influenced ... More


The challenge of sustainability in sub-Saharan Africa – the implications for education policy and practice

Ros Wade, Vincent Muhumaza, Chikondi Musange, and Heinrich Rukundo

in The challenge of sustainability: Linking politics, education and learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447306467
eISBN:
9781447311560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306467.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Seven presents a number of case studies on education and learning undertaken by postgraduate researchers in education for sustainable development (ESD). The case studies are drawn from ... More


Introduction: Dził Łeezh—Enter, Exit, and Return Home

Michael Lerma

in Guided by the Mountains: Navajo Political Philosophy and Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190639853
eISBN:
9780190639884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639853.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter sets the stage for a potentially unique perspective on political philosophy. It requires a nonmainstream approach and readers are highly encouraged to dismiss commonly held assumptions ... More


Alaska Native Ways of Knowing and the Sustenance of Musical Communities in an Ailing Petrostate

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Alaskans are experiencing rapid economic, cultural, and ecological change as a result of declining oil revenue and anthropogenic climate change. This chapter compares the relative resilience of the ... More


The Death of Prehistory: Reforming the Past, Looking to the Future

Peter R. Schmidt and Stephen A. Mrozowski (eds)

in The Death of Prehistory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684595
eISBN:
9780191804816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684595.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores how the concept of prehistory has undermined the histories of other cultures outside the West and how archaeologists can reclaim more inclusive histories set within the idiom of ... More


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