Social science disciplines were in existence in an amorphous form until the colonial period when they were institutionalized. In varying degrees, they were intended to further the colonial interest. In the time of globalization and the economic rise of postcolonial countries like India, conventional ways of knowledge production have become obsolete.
Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above statements?
- Social science disciplines have become obsolete
- Social science disciplines had a pre-colonial origin
- Social science disciplines always promote colonialism
- Social science must maintain disciplinary boundaries
- (ii) only
- (i) and (iii) only
- (ii) and (iv) only
- (iii) and (iv) only