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The Struggle of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems in an Age of Globaliza…



This is a comprehensive study and erudite description of the struggle of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems in an Age of Globalization, using in particular eighty-four children’s traditional games in south-eastern Zimbabwe. The book is an informative and interesting anthropological account of rare African children’s games at the risk of disappearing under globalization. The virtue of the book does not only lie in its modest philosophical questioning of those knowledge forms that consider…


Human Development Report 2004

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : United Nations Development Programme | Publisher : Human Development Report

ISBN 10 : 9780195221466
ISBN 13 : 019522146X

This is the 15th report, prepared by a team of independent experts, which explores major development issues of global concern. The 2004 report focuses on issues of cultural liberty..


Social Dimensions Of Climate Change

Pub Date : 2009-12-02 | Author : Robin Mearns | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 0821381423
ISBN 13 : 9780821381427

While major strides have been made in the scientific understanding of climate change, much less understood is how these dynamics in the physical enviornment interact with socioecon..


Genethics

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : David Heyd | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520089278
ISBN 13 : 9780520089273

"The most sustained piece of writing I have yet seen on the foundations of population ethics. . . . A remarkable achievement."--Partha Dasgupta, University of Cambridge "The most s..


Medievalism

Pub Date : 2017-01-18 | Author : Richard Utz | Publisher : ISD LLC

ISBN 10 : 9781942401032
ISBN 13 : 1942401035

This book is called a manifesto because it has an unapologetically political objective. Richard Utz wants to help reform the way we think about and practise our academic engagement..


The City

Pub Date : 2016-04-12 | Author : Tony Norfield | Publisher : Verso Books

ISBN 10 : 9781784783679
ISBN 13 : 1784783676

Radical insider’s account of how the city of London really works The City, as London’s financial centre is known, is the world’s biggest international banking and foreign exc..



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