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Participating in Development By Alan Bicker

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This thought- provoking and challenging collection focuses on how anthropologists can define and use indigenous knowledge without compromising anthropological expectations.

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Participating in Development: Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge by Alan Bicker

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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About Alan Bicker

Paul Sillitoe is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Durham. Alan Bicker is a research fellow at the University of Kent. Johan Pottier is a Professor of African Anthropology and Head of Department at the School of Oriental and Asian Studies, University of London.

Table of Contents

1. Participant observation to participatory development: making anthropology work Paul Sillitoe 2. Upsetting the sacred balance: can the study of indigenous knowledge reflect cosmic connectedness? Darrell Posey 3. Beyond the cognitive paradigm: majority knowledges and local discourses in a non-Western donor society John Clammer 4. Ethnotheory, ethnopraxis: ethnodevelopment in the Oromia regional state of Ethiopia Aneesa Kassam 5. Canadian First Nations' experiences with international development Peter Croal and Wes Darou 6. Globalizing indigenous knowledge Paul Sillitoe 7. Negotiating with knowledge at development interfaces: anthropology and the quest for participation Michael Schonhuth 8. Indigenous knowledge, power and parity: models of knowledge integration Trevor Purcell and Elizabeth Akinyi Onjoro 9. Interdisciplinary research and GIS: why local and indigenous knowledge is discounted John Campbell 10. Indigenous and scientific knowledge of plant breeding: similarities, differences and implications for collaboration David Cleveland and Daniela Soleri 11. 'Deja vu, all over again', again: reinvention and progress in applying local knowledge to development Roy Ellen

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Participating in Development: Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge by Alan Bicker
Alan Bicker
ASA Monographs
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