The need for localizing research – decolonization of knowledge generation

Part of the Bürgerbewusstsein book series (BÜUPOBI)


This chapter suggests the way forward for localizing research approaches. The scientific relevance of localizing research is prompted by the suppression of the postcolonial empirical worlds: The chapter briefly discusses key methodological issues and implications. Drawing on observations of conceptions in performative dance drama in the preceding analysis, the chapter discusses the dilemma of voice and representation.


Indigenous Knowledge Ecological Validity Life World Subjective Theory Methodological Constraint 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Politische WissenschaftLeibniz Universität HannoverHannoverGermany

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