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Author Medin, Douglas L.

Title Who's asking? : Native science, Western science, and science education / Douglas L. Medin and Megan Bang.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 282 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Who's asking? -- Unsettling science -- Maps, models and the unity of science -- Values everywhere within science -- Science reflects who does it -- Culture and issues in cultural research -- Psychological distance and conceptions of nature -- Distance, perspective taking, and ecological relations -- Complicating cultural models : limitations of distance -- The argument so far -- A brief history of Indian education -- Culturally-based science education : navigating multiple epistemologies -- Community-based science education : Menominee focus -- Community-based science education : AIC focus -- Partnership in community : some consequences -- Summary, conclusions, implications.
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Subject Indians -- Science.
Indian philosophy.
Science -- Philosophy.
Science -- Study and teaching.
Indians -- Education.
Science -- Social aspects.
Science -- Political aspects.
Indexed Term Multi-User.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bang, Megan, 1975-
Other Form: Print version: Medin, Douglas L. Who's asking? 9780262026628 (DLC) 2013018075 (OCoLC)851175215
ISBN 9780262319430 (electronic bk.)
0262319438 (electronic bk.)
1306290627 (ebk)
9781306290623 (ebk)