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Title Modern crises and traditional strategies : local ecological knowledge in island Southeast Asia / edited by Roy Ellen
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2011
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Series Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; volume 6
Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; v. 6
Summary The 1990s have seen a growing interest in the role of local ecological knowledge in the context of sustainable development, and particularly in providing a set of responses to which populations may resort in times of political, economic and environmental instability. The period 1996-2003 in island southeast Asia represents a critical test case for understanding how this might work. The key issues explored in this book are the creation, erosion and transmission of ecological knowledge, and hybridization between traditional and scientifically-based knowledge, amongst populations facing enviro
Notes "Volume arises from a Wenner Gren-sponsored symposium that took place at the Ninth International Congress of Ethnobiology (ICE), held at the University of Kent at Canterbury in June 2004"--Pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cultural fusion -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Human ecology -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Rain forest ecology -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Subsistence economy -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Traditional farming -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Asia, Southeastern -- Environmental conditions -- Congresses.
Asia, Southeastern -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Ellen, R. F., 1947- editor
International Congress of Ethnobiology (9th : 2004 : Canterbury, England)
ISBN 0857451456
0857452835 (electronic bk)
1306690218 (electronic bk)
9780857451453
9780857452832 (electronic bk)
9781306690218 (electronic bk)