Monogenesis to Homogenesis: Conversations on Race

Africanus: Journal of Development Studies

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Field Value
 
Title Monogenesis to Homogenesis: Conversations on Race
 
Creator Negedu, Isaiah Aduojo
 
Subject Afrogenesis
conversation
Eurogenesis
Homogenesis
racism
 
Description Methods abound in academic discourse and the extent to which each is used to investigate unique problems and probably proffer solutions—each method gradually achieves the desired aim for which it is used. I employ conversation here, not in the loose sense of the concept, but in its strict meaning of engaging in critical discourse so that through dialogic, new concepts can be distilled from old ones. Thus, I am motivated by the inclusivity of decomposition and blending, which for me is an arm of scientific methods because of rigorous engagement in self-criticism that has not been explored distinctly. Conversation has its own peculiarity and makes intellectual discourse relevant for each age. I have not examined in detail the idea of conversationalism, but have employed it as a tool to deconstruct and reconstruct race. This does not negate the possible emergence of other concepts that are variations of the scientific method. I have further explored briefly the crisis of leadership, associated with racial reasoning, and the possibility of healing that engenders development.
 
Publisher Unisa Press
 
Date 2019-10-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://upjournals.co.za/index.php/Africanus/article/view/6255
10.25159/2663-6522/6255
 
Source Africanus: Journal of Development Studies; Vol. 49 No. 1 (2019); 13 pages
2663-6522
0304-615X
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://upjournals.co.za/index.php/Africanus/article/view/6255/4061
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Unisa Press
 

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