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Decolonising geographical knowledges : the incommensurable, the university and democracy.

Baldwin, W.A. (2017) 'Decolonising geographical knowledges : the incommensurable, the university and democracy.', Area., 49 (3). pp. 329-331.


This short intervention argues that Eve Tuck and Wayne Yang's notion of an ethic of incommensurability might serve as the basis for rethinking the democratic function of the university in the context of calls to decolonialise geographical knowledge and higher education.

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Publisher statement:This is the accepted version of the following article: Baldwin, W.A. (2017). Decolonising geographical knowledges: the incommensurable, the university and democracy. Area 49(3): 329-331, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.
Date accepted:12 June 2017
Date deposited:23 August 2017
Date of first online publication:07 August 2017
Date first made open access:07 August 2019

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