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Development and local knowledge : new approaches to issues in natural resources management, conservation and agriculture / edited by Alan Bicker, Paul Sillitoe and Johan Pottier.

Contributor(s): Bicker, Alan | Sillitoe, Paul, 1949- | Pottier, JohanMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Studies in environmental anthropology ; v. 9.Publication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004. Description: 1 online resource (ix, 222 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0203606442; 9780203606445; 9780415318266; 0415318262; 128007566X; 9781280075667; 1134368178; 9781134368174Subject(s): Ethnoscience -- Developing countries | Ethnoecology -- Developing countries | Technical assistance -- Anthropological aspects -- Developing countries | Community development -- Developing countries | Applied anthropology -- Developing countries | Natural resources management areas -- Developing countries | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | Applied anthropology | Community development | Ethnoscience | Ethnoecology | Natural resources management areas | Technical assistance -- Anthropological aspects | Developing countries | Ekonomisk antropologi -- U-länder | Samhällsutveckling -- U-länder | Naturresurser -- U-länderGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Development and local knowledge.DDC classification: 307.1/4 LOC classification: GN476 | .D48 2004ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Hunting for theory, gathering ideology; Powerful knowledge: Applications in a cultural context; Management of knowledge and social transformation: A case study from Guatemala; Indigenous knowledge confronts development among the Duna of Papua New Guinea; The knowledge of indigenous desire. Disintegrating conservation and development in Papua New Guinea; Close encounters of the Third World kind: Indigenous knowledge and relations to land.
Summary: This book illustrates the growing need for real understanding of local knowledge strategy and its power to assist in positive change.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Hunting for theory, gathering ideology; Powerful knowledge: Applications in a cultural context; Management of knowledge and social transformation: A case study from Guatemala; Indigenous knowledge confronts development among the Duna of Papua New Guinea; The knowledge of indigenous desire. Disintegrating conservation and development in Papua New Guinea; Close encounters of the Third World kind: Indigenous knowledge and relations to land.

This book illustrates the growing need for real understanding of local knowledge strategy and its power to assist in positive change.

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