Charts on File by The Diagram Group
  

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Charts on File by The Diagram Group

The contributors to this volume offer an original approach to debates about indigenous knowledge. Concentrating on the political economy of knowledge construction and dissemination, they look at the variety of ways in which development policies are received and constructed to explain how local knowledges are appropriated and recast, either by local elites or by development agencies. Until now, debates about indigenous knowledge have largely been conducted in terms of agricultural and environmental issues such as bio-piracy and gene patenting. The book opens up the theoretical debate to include areas such as post-war traumatic stress counselling, representations of nuclear capability, architecture, mining, and the politics of eco-tourism.

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Format

Paperback
320 pages

Author

The Diagram Group
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

31st March 1989

ISBN

9780816017270


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