Más que canciones y danzas: Etnomatemáticas y el reto de la cultura


  • Wilfredo Vidal Alangui



Palabras clave:

Etnomatemática, Cultura, Peligros duales, Interrogación mutua


En este artículo, analizo las trampas de la noción antropológica de cultura, cuando se usa en el campo de la etnomatemática, y utilizo los mitos de referencia y de la emancipación planteados por Dowling para mostrar cómo están vinculados a lo que denomino como los peligros duales: los peligros de la descontextualización y colonización del conocimiento en el campo de la etnomatemática. Sostengo que estos dos peligros surgen de un acercamiento ingenuo a la investigación Etnomatemática que se basa en la noción antropológica de cultura. El artículo trae algunos ejemplos de Filipinas y uno de Nueva Zelanda, sobre cómo estos peligros duales pueden manifestarse cuando se realizan estudios en etnomatemáticas y programas de educación matemática culturalmente relevante.


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Cómo citar

Vidal Alangui, W. (2020). Más que canciones y danzas: Etnomatemáticas y el reto de la cultura. Revista Latinoamericana De Etnomatemática, 13(3), 88-107. https://doi.org/10.22267/relatem.20133.63