ERIC Number: EJ605624
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Epistemic Universalism and the Shortcomings of Curricular Multicultural Science Education.
Southerland, Sherry A.
Science and Education, v9 n3 p289-307 May 2000
Identifies both epistemic and political shortcomings in the portrayal of science found in curricular multicultural science education. This approach denies the unique characteristics of Western science as it ignores the particular strengths of other systems of thought and has the unexpected political effect of reaffirming scientism. Discusses a pedagogical alternative. (Contains 43 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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