Sur global y conocimientos situados: un acercamiento

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The construction of politically committed knowledge is part of the critique of modern Western science and of the desembodied model of production erasing epistemological plurality. The article addresses issues related to theories that are crucial for such critique: the notion of the global South as site for types of knowledge that are made invisible by modern science; transcultural translation as a theoretical and political practice capable of articulating the diversity of knowledge; the notion of situated knowledge as epistemological alternative, and that of activist research as a methodology capable of embodying such critique.


Situated knowledge, activist research, Global South, transcultural translation, feminist theory


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