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By Peter Meusburger, Tim Freytag, Laura Suarsana

This e-book provides theoretical and methodical discussions on neighborhood wisdom and indigenous wisdom. It examines academic attainment of ethnic minorities, race and politics in academic platforms, and the matter of wasting indigenous wisdom. It includes a extensive variety of case experiences approximately specifics of neighborhood wisdom from numerous areas of the area, reflecting the interdependence of norms, culture, ethnic and cultural identities, and data. The members discover gaps among wisdom and supplier, tackle questions of the social distribution of data, think of its relation to communal actions, and inquire into the relation and intersection of information assemblages at neighborhood, nationwide, and worldwide scales. The e-book highlights the relevance of neighborhood and indigenous wisdom and discusses implications for academic and developmental politics. It presents rules and a cross-disciplinary clinical history for students, scholars, and execs together with NGO activists, and policy-makers.

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