Introduction and Overview

  • Margaret RobertsonEmail author
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 30)


The rationale for focusing on everyday knowledge and traditional ways of living our daily lives is receiving renewed attention in the research literature. Recognizing the transformative changes associated with globalization demands some anchors for comprehending the impact on local communities. Selected themes are introduced in this overview chapter.


Pedagogy Postcolonial Epistemology Ontology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EducationLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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