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Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and Its Transformations: Critical Anthropological Perspectives / Edition 1
     

Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and Its Transformations: Critical Anthropological Perspectives / Edition 1

by Alan Bicker, Roy Ellen, Peter Parkes
 

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ISBN-10: 9057024837

ISBN-13: 9789057024832

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The first concerted critical examination of the uses and abuses of indigenous knowledge. The contributors focus on a series of interrelated issues in their interrogation of indigenous knowledge and its specific applications within the localised contexts of particular Asian societies and regional cultures. In particular they explore the problems of translation and

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The first concerted critical examination of the uses and abuses of indigenous knowledge. The contributors focus on a series of interrelated issues in their interrogation of indigenous knowledge and its specific applications within the localised contexts of particular Asian societies and regional cultures. In particular they explore the problems of translation and mistranslation in the local-global transference of traditional practices and representations of resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789057024832
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Series:
Studies in Environmental Anthropology Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology in the Context of National Laws and International Agreements Affecting Indigenous and Local Knowledge, Traditional Resources and Intellectual Property Rights
" We Wander in Our Ancestors' Yard": Sea Cucumber Gathering in Aru, Eastern Indonesia
The Construction and Destruction of "indigenous" Knowledge in India's Joint Forest Management Program
Claims to Knowledge, Claims to Control: Environmental Conflict in the Great Himalayan National Park, India
Locating Indigenous Environmental Knowledge in Indonesia
" Indigenous" Regionalism in Japan
The Use of Fire in Northeastern Luzon (Philippines): Conflicting Views of Local People, Scientists and Government Officials
Indigenous Knowledge Versus Jungli Thinking: A Case Study of Natural Rubber Production
Enclaved Knowledge: Indignant Representations of Environmental Management and Development among the Kalasha of Pakistan
Endangered Forest, Endangered People: Environmentalist Representations of Indigen

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