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ERIC Number: EJ846256
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
Using the Afrocentric Method in Researching Indigenous African Culture
Mkabela, Queeneth
Qualitative Report, v10 n1 p178-189 Mar 2005
The article highlights the realities and dynamics facing researchers researching indigenous African culture. The cultural aspirations, understandings, and practices of African indigenous people should position researchers to implement and organize the research process. Suggestions are also made for implementing the "Afrocentric method," and how to use African indigenous culture as a foundation for the Afrocentric method. The intent of this article is to stimulate enlightened discussion about the definition, mechanisms, and purpose of the Afrocentric method as an appropriate research method for indigenous African culture and how it can be used as a complement to qualitative research methods. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A