Coloring Epistemologies: Are Our Research Epistemologies Racially Biased?

  title={Coloring Epistemologies: Are Our Research Epistemologies Racially Biased?},
  author={James Joseph Scheurich and M. Young},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  pages={16 - 4}
  • James Joseph Scheurich, M. Young
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Educational Researcher
  • espected scholars of color have suggested (e.g., Stanfield, 1985, 1993a, 1994), even within the pages of this journal (J. A. Banks, 1993, 1995; Gordon, Miller, & Rollock, 1990), that the epistemologies we typically use in educational research may be racially biased. They have argued that our epistemologiesl-not our use of them, but the epistemologies themselves-are racially biased ways of knowing, implicitly proposing, thus, a new category of racism that could be labeled epistemological racism… CONTINUE READING
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