In this powerful book Smith critically examines colonial models of education and the historical and philosophical base of Western research. In addition she offers a decolonization method for planning and implementing indigenous research that reclaims indigenous ways of knowing and being.(Contributed by Dr. Roxanne Gould,Phd.)
In this book, an Indigenous researcher issues a call for the decolonization of research methods .In the first part of the book, the author critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. She explores the intersection of imperialism,knowledge and research.In the second part,she meets an urgent need by setting an agenda for planning and implementing Indigenous research.