Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Moving beyond critique: Practising the social sciences in the context of globalization, postmodernity and postcoloniality|
|Source:||Sinha, V. (2000). Moving beyond critique: Practising the social sciences in the context of globalization, postmodernity and postcoloniality. Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science 28 (1) : 67-104. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||This paper addresses attempts to construct and practise regional varieties of social sciences in a global setting. It raises for discussion various themes and problematical issues that are deemed to be central to the task of further pushing the boundaries of the discourse on 'alternative' formulations of the social sciences. It is argued that critique is essential but, by itself, not sufficient to bring about fundamental changes in the social science domain. There is a need to ensure that these critiques are not merely superficially co-opted without decentring basic problematic assumptions inherent in mainstream social science traditions, and attend to the task of radically restructuring the institutional base of the social sciences, in order to practise them differently.|
|Source Title:||Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Jan 14, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.