ERIC Number: EJ617316
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Ethnomathematics and Language in Decolonizing Mathematics.
Iseke-Barnes, Judy M.
Race, Gender & Class in Education, v7 n3 p133-49 2000
Examines mathematics and mathematics education drawing on antiracist and critical race theorizing to discuss ethnomathematics, languages, and mathematics. Focuses attention on mathematics as dominant and privileged discourses that are entwined with colonialism. Discusses decolonizing mathematics through ethnomathematics. (SLD)
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cultural Context, Ethnomathematics, Mathematics Education, Multicultural Education, Racial Differences
Department of Social Science, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126. Tel: 504-286-5232; Fax: 504-280-6302; Web site: www.suno.edu/sunorgc.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported in part by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.