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Alternation 20,1 (2013) Race, Power & Indigenous Knowledge Systems


  • Alison Jones and Khondlo Mtshali   Editorial: Race, Power and Indigenous Knowledge Systems   | PDF

Race and Identity

  • Gugu Hlongwane   "In Every Classroom Children Are Dying": Race, Power and Nervous Conditions in Kopano Matlwa’s Coconut  | PDF
  • Megan Jones   Township Textualities  | PDF
  • Bernard Matolino   "There is a racist on my stoep and he is black": A Philosophical Analysis of Black Racism in Post-apartheid South Africa  | PDF
  • Thomas Edward Sommerville   Race, Power, Performance and Perception: Practical and Theoretical Observations in Higher Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal  | PDF

Indigenous Knowledges (Epistemological Connotations and Social Transformation)

  • Nontyatyambo Pearl Dastile and Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni   Power, Knowledge and Being: Decolonial Combative Discourse as a Survival Kit for Pan-Africanists in the 21St Century  | PDF
  • H.O. Kaya  Integration of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems into Higher Education in South Africa: Prospects and Challenges  | PDF
  • Nadaraj Govender, Ronicka Mudaly and Angela James   Indigenous Knowledge of Custodians of Zulu Culture – Implications for Multilogical Dialogue in the Academy  | PDF
  • Ronicka Mudaly and Raeesa Ismail   Teacher Learning through Tapping into Indigenous Knowledge Systems in the Science Classroom  | PDF

Indigenous Knowledges (Pre-colonial, Colonial, and Postcolonial)

  • Oritsegbubemi Anthony Oyowe   Personhood and Social Power in African Thought  | PDF
  • Sakiemi Idoniboye-Obu and Ayo Whetho   Ubuntu: "You are because I am" or "I am Because you are"?  | PDF
  • Penine Uwimbabazi and Ralph Lawrence   Indigenous Practice, Power and Social Control: The Paradox of the Practice of Umuganda in Rwanda  | PDF
  • Nicola Jacobs, Desireé Manicom and Kevin Durrheim   "Help somebody who helps you": The Effect of the Domestic Labour Relationship on South African Domestic Workers' Ability to Exercise their Rights | PDF
  • Ndubuisi Christian Ani   Appraisal of African Epistemology in the Global System  | PDF

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