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Title Handbook of research on theoretical perspectives on indigenous knowledge systems in developing countries / [edited by] Patrick Ngulube.

Published Hershey, PA : IGI Global, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxv, 515 pages) : illustrations.
Series Advances in knowledge acquisition, transfer, and management
Advances in knowledge acquisition, transfer, and management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Binarism as a recipe for lukewarm research into indigenous knowledge systems in Zimbabwe / Jacob Mapara -- Researching indigenous ways of knowing-and-being: revitalizing relational quality of living / Norma Ruth Arlene Romm -- Fourth world theory and methods of inquiry / Rudolph Carl Ryser, Dina Gilio-Whitaker, Heidi G. Bruce -- Learning and asserting an African indigenous health research framework / Abel Jacobus Pienaar -- Language, participation, and indigenous knowledge systems research in Mqatsheni, South Africa / Constance Khupe -- Application and contribution of hermeneutic and eidetic phenomenology to indigenous knowledge research / Patrick Ngulube, Beatrice Ngulube -- Research protocols and ethical considerations in indigenous knowledge systems / Mogege David Mosimege -- Indigenous knowledge intelligence and African development / Alexander Maune -- Conceptualizing the knowledge of traditional and indigenous communities using informetrics approaches / Patrick Ngulube, Omwoyo Bosire Onyancha -- Use of information and communication technologies tools to capture, store, and disseminate indigenous knowledge: a literature review / Petros Nhlavu Dlamini -- Visibility and accessibility of indigenous knowledge on open access institutional repositories at universities in Africa / Mass Tapfuma, Ruth Hoskins -- Indigenous knowledges and knowledge codification in the knowledge economy / Edward Shizha
Preservation of indigenous knowledge through indigenous languages in Zimbabwe / Lawton Hikwa, Esabel Maisiri -- Critical reflections on selected local narratives of contextual South African indigenous knowledge / Mogomme Alpheus Masoga -- Multiple voices, multiple paths: towards dialogue between western and indigenous medical knowledge systems / Rutendo Ngara -- Hybrid method for exploring efficacy of indigenous management of common cold through African therapy / David Mphuthi, Abel Jacobus Pienaar -- Pluralistic tendencies in healing Abantu illness in the contemporary South Africa / Kholekile Hazel Ngqila -- Psychotherapy in indigenous context psychotherapy in indigenous context: a Ghanaian contribution towards provision of culturally competent care / Frances Emily Owusu-Ansah, Gordon M. Donnir -- Indigenous communication: a narrative of selected indigenous practices of the Akan Group of Ghana / Adelaide Owusu Agyepong -- Factors militating against the development of Tiv indigenous knowledge / Tim Cuttings Agber.
Summary "This book presents interdisciplinary research on knowledge management, sharing, and transfer among indigenous communities by providing a unique perspective on alternative knowledge systems"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Ngulube, Patrick, editor.
IGI Global, publisher.
Subject Ethnoscience -- Developing countries.
Knowledge management -- Developing countries.
Indigenous languages
Indigenous populations
Knowledge societies
Local narratives
Socio-economic development
Tribal medicine
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781522508342 (electronic bk.)
1522508341 (electronic bk.)
9781522508335 (print)
Standard Number 10.4018/978-1-5225-0833-5