The science-centric knowledge derived from narrow criteria and vetted by limited number of experts inadvertently excludes wider participation of knowledge forms. The adjective alternative, associated with non-western knowledge is often used synonymously with irrational. We argue that alternative knowledge systems have a rationale of their own and are intricately woven into cultural, social and ecological fabric of society.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Indigenous Innovation|
|Subtitle of host publication||Universalities and Peculiarities|
|Number of pages||13|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)