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RESOURCE MANAGEMENT THROUGH INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE

DEEPAK KUMAR BEHERA (Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Orissa, India)

2000 • Pages: 120 • Size: 180 × 240 mm •

Binding: Hard • Price: US $ 35/- Rs. 850/-

(Special Issue of Journal of Social Sciences - No. 5)

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT THROUGH INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE

Indigenous knowledge is pivotal for preserving the identity and culture of local people which is constantly under threat. There is an urgent need to understand the nuances of the indigenous knowledge because it would help in preserving and furthering it. The present issue titled "Resource Management Through Indigenous Knowledge" is an outcome of a session organized during the 14th ICAES held in Williamsburg in 1998. The contributors to this issue uncover the valuable and endangered aspects of the age-old system of resource management. This issue is of utmost significance to Ecologist of social and natural science background, as well as the activitists.

CONTENTS

  1. Jan Brouwer (India) • Practices are not Without Concepts: Reflections on the Use of Indigenous Knowledge in Artisanal and Agricultural Projects in India
  2. Jan Brouwer (India) • Practices are not Without Concepts: Reflections on the Use of Indigenous Knowledge in Artisanal and Agricultural Projects in India
  3. Lawrence F. Van Horn (USA) • Indigenous Knowledge and Storytelling in the Owens Valley, California, for Manzanar National Historic Site: Two American Indian Examples
  4. Leif Manger (Norway) • Local Resource Management in the Context of Civil War and Genocide: Identity,Cultural Tradition and Territory Among the Nuba of the Sudan
  5. Anand Singh (South Africa) • Use of Indigenous Knowledge and Social Networking in Resource Management: A Case Study in Sustainable Development from KwaZulu-Natal
  6. Deepak Kumar Behera and Srikant Patel (India) • Resource Conservation through Religious Sanctions and Social Conservation in a Primitive Tribal Group of Orissa, India
  7. Angello Joseph Mwilawa (Tanzania) • Resource Use and Management in Communal Grasslands by Pastoralists of Tanzania
  8. Piet A. Erasmus (South Africa) • Diamonds are Forever
  9. Robert J. Gregory (New Zealand) • Permaculture and Rehabilitation: A Convergence of Interest
  10. A.R. Turton (South Africa) • The Monopolization of Access to a Critical Natural Resource: The Case of Water in South Africa
  11. Gopal S. Singh (India) • Traditional Society and Bio-Cultural Values in the Western Himalayas
  12. R.E.S. Tanner (UK) • Violence and the Natural Environment
  13. Sohair Mehanna and Nicholas S. Hopkins (Egypt) • Managing Personal Health in a Polluted Urban Commons

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