Essays about: "knowledge-systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the word knowledge-systems.

  1. 1. EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SÁPMI An interview study with Sámi education professionals addressing the challenges and opportunities for respecting cultural diversity in education

    University essay from

    Author : Sara Österlund Picó; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Indigenous education; Indigenous knowledge systems IKS ; Sámi people; Sápmi;

    Abstract : In connection to global ESD discourse concerning the need for education to respect cultural diversity, the aim of this study is to investigate challenges and opportunities encountered by Sámi education professionals regarding the implementation of Sámi education in Sápmi. To meet this purpose, the study addresses the following research questions:How do Sámi education professionals describe:i) culturally appropriate and locally relevant education in Sápmi?ii) challenges and opportunities for implementing culturally appropriate and locally relevant education in Sápmi? To analyze the empirical material obtained through semi-structured interviews, a theoretical framework grounded in decolonial theory, using the concept of epistemic justice and critical place-based pedagogy, is applied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can hunter’s local ecological knowledge be used in management of multi-ungulate systems? : a combination of local ecological knowledge and scientific knowledge to add a finer resolution to current management strategies

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Sandra Pettersson; [2021]
    Keywords : local ecological knowledge; LEK; scientific knowledge; SK; wildlife management; ungulate management; multi-ungulate systems;

    Abstract : Management and conservation of wildlife populations are generally based on scientific knowledge (SK) and monitoring to establish reliable information. The information gathered and presented from SK is interpreted by individuals who can have different ways of interpreting the same type of information. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Meaning of Forests: Linking Conflicting Views with Colonisation - A Narrative Analysis Exploring Internal Colonisation of Sápmi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Eriksson Sjöstedt; [2021]
    Keywords : Internal colonisation; Sápmi; Sweden; forests; forest policy; knowledge-systems; narrative; decolonisation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Sweden is a forest abundant country. The forestry sector is associated with the building of the welfare state and remains central to Sweden’s export industry and economy. However, large tracts of the forest are found in Sápmi – the homelands of the Indigenous Sami. READ MORE

  4. 4. How Worldly is the World Digital Library? : Postcolonial Critical Discourse Analysis of the Library of Congress Subject Headings

    University essay from

    Author : Woody Oliphant; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Global North; Localization; KOS; LCSH; Metadata; African cultural heritage; World Digital Libra;

    Abstract : Based on previous researchers’ criticism of Euro-American bias inherent to universal analogue and digital knowledge organisation systems, this combined qualitative and quantitative postcolonial critical discourse analysis investigates the constructed meanings behind the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) controlled vocabulary hosted by the Word Digital Library’s (WDL) metadata scheme. This is done with a sample of metadata pertaining to their African cultural heritage collection. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Worldly is the World Digital Library? : Postcolonial Critical Discourse Analysis of the Library of Congress Subject Headings

    University essay from

    Author : Woody Oliphant; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Global North; Localization; KOS; LCSH; Metadata; African cultural heritage; World Digital Library;

    Abstract : Based on previous researchers’ criticism of Euro-American bias inherent to universal analogue and digital knowledge organisation systems, this combined qualitative and quantitative postcolonial critical discourse analysis investigates the constructed meanings behind the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) controlled vocabulary hosted by the Word Digital Library’s (WDL) metadata scheme. This is done with a sample of metadata pertaining to their African cultural heritage collection. READ MORE