Poverty and its Representations: An Anthropological Analysis of Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science Discourses within the Sustainable Development Debate
作者: Franklin Forzo Titang
刊名: Scholedge International Journal of Multidisciplinary & Allied Studies ISSN 2394-336X, 2019, Vol.6 (3), pp.21-28
来源数据库: Scholedge Publishing Inc.
原始语种摘要: Poverty continuously lays a breeding ground for capitalist orientations and perceptions of the concept in itself and “justifies” the adoption of foreign-based solutions with little or no affiliation to local and socio-cultural contexts. Meanwhile, the contextualizations surrounding the poverty debate in development aid and intervention seemingly underpin the assertion that development aid is problematic in itself given binary tensions surrounding indigenous knowledge and western science as post-modern development discourse. This paper succinctly explores the orientations of poverty within the development aid conundrum and discusses dichotomies between indigenous knowledge and western science in defining development processes in developing countries and Sub Saharan Africa. It seeks to...
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  • poverty 贫穷
  • development 开发
  • capitalist 资本主义
  • economic 经济的
  • within 在以内
  • adoption 采纳
  • Analysis 分析
  • local 局部的
  • politically 政治上
  • knowledge 知识