Encounters of Natives in Scientific Places
‘Natives’ are people born into a particular polity in a delimited territory which may be defined as a country, a land, a region, or a province, among others. In his survey of Keywords, however, Raymond Williams (1976, p. 215) terms ‘native’ a word ‘which, while retaining a substantial unity of meaning, [is] applied in particular contexts in ways which produce radically different and even opposite senses and tones’.
KeywordsNative Speaker Substantial Unity Disciplinary Community Opposite Sens Local Bureaucracy
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