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Development and Local Knowledge

Development and Local Knowledge by Alan Bicker
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There is a revolution happening in the practice of anthropology. A new field of 'indigenous knowledge' is emerging, which aims to make local voices hear and ensure that development initiatives meet the needs of indigenous people.

Development and Local Knowledge focuses on two major challenges that arise in the discussion of indigenous knowledge - its proper definition and the methodologies appropriate to the exploitation of local knowledge. These concerns are addressed in a range of ethnographic contexts.
Taylor and Francis; July 2004
233 pages; ISBN 9781134368143
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Title: Development and Local Knowledge
Author: Alan Bicker; Paul Sillitoe; Johan Pottier