Development and Local Knowledge: New Approaches to Issues in Natural Resources Management, Conservation and Agriculture / Edition 1

Development and Local Knowledge: New Approaches to Issues in Natural Resources Management, Conservation and Agriculture / Edition 1

by Alan Bicker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415318262

ISBN-13: 9780415318266

Pub. Date: 02/23/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

There is a revolution happening in the practice of anthropology. A new field of 'indigenous knowledge' is emerging, which aims to make local voices hear and ensure that development initiatives meet the needs of indigenous people.

Development and Local Knowledge focuses on two major challenges that arise in the discussion of indigenous knowledge - its proper

Overview

There is a revolution happening in the practice of anthropology. A new field of 'indigenous knowledge' is emerging, which aims to make local voices hear and ensure that development initiatives meet the needs of indigenous people.

Development and Local Knowledge focuses on two major challenges that arise in the discussion of indigenous knowledge - its proper definition and the methodologies appropriate to the exploitation of local knowledge. These concerns are addressed in a range of ethnographic contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415318266
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Series:
Studies in Environmental Anthropology Series
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1570L (what's this?)

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