Skip to product information
1 of 1

Decolonizing Methodologies

Decolonizing Methodologies

Research & Indigenous Peoples (3rd Edition)

Linda Tuhiwai
Regular price $26.95
Regular price Sale price $26.95
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

To the colonized, the term 'research' is conflated with European colonialism; the ways in which academic research has been implicated in the throes of imperialism remains a painful memory.

This essential volume explores intersections of imperialism and research - specifically, the ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge and tradition as 'regimes of truth.' Concepts such as 'discovery' and 'claiming' are discussed and an argument presented that the decolonization of research methods will help to reclaim control over indigenous ways of knowing and being. 

Now in its eagerly awaited third edition, this bestselling book includes a co-written introduction features contributions from indigenous scholars on the book's continued relevance to current research. It also features a chapter with twenty-five indigenous projects and a collection of poetry.


Table of Contents:

Introduction to the Third Edition
1. Imperialism, History, Writing and Theory
2. Research through Imperial Eyes
3. Colonizing Knowledges
4. Research Adventures on Indigenous Land
5. Notes from Down Under
6. The Indigenous People's Project: Setting a New Agenda
7. Articulating an Indigenous Research Agenda
8. Twenty-Five Indigenous Projects
9. Responding to the Imperatives of an Indigenous Agenda: A Case Study of Maori
10. Towards Developing Indigenous Methodologies: Kaupapa Maori Research
11. Choosing the Margins: The Role of Research in Indigenous Struggles for Social Justice
12. Getting the Story Right, Telling the Story Well: Indigenous Activism, Indigenous Research
Conclusion: A Personal Journey
Twenty Further Indigenous Projects


Linda Tuhiwai is Vice-Chancellor with responsibilities for Maori development at the University of Waikato, as well as Dean of the University's School of Maori and Pacific Development, New Zealand. Her other books include the co-edited collections Decolonizing Research: Indigenous Storywork as Methodology (Zed 2019) and Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education (2018).


  • Publisher: Bloomsbury; 3rd edition (Jan 26, 2023)
  • Language: ‎English
  • Paperback: ‎344 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎1786998130
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 9781350346086
  • Item Weight: ‎15.1 ounces
  • Dimensions: ‎5.7 x 0.76 x 8.37 inches
View full details