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10 edition of Ethnoecology found in the catalog.

Ethnoecology

knowledge, resources, and rights

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnobiology,
    • Human ecology,
    • Indians -- Ethnobiology,
    • Ethnobiology -- America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-152) and index.

      Statementedited by Ted L. Gragson & Ben G. Blount.
      ContributionsBlount, Ben G., 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN476.7 .E75 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 163 p. :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL363518M
      ISBN 100820320676, 0820321281
      LC Control Number98023763

      Comprised of 28 chapters, the book covers the different qualitative and quantitative aspects of ethnobiology research methods, as well as methods from natural and social sciences that will be useful to both beginners and senior researchers. Other scholars such as BerlinBreedlove, and Raven endeavored to learn more about other systems of environment classifications and to compare them to Western scientific taxonomies. This is an exciting but chaUenging developmentfor as it opens vistas for scholars, it also requires scholars to be open to interdisciplinary and intercultural knowledge. His areas of academic interest are ethnozoology and wildlife trade, uses and conservation, zootherapy, and human ecology.

      In order to understand how cultures perceive the world around them, like the classification and organization of the environment, [4] ethnoecology borrows methods from linguistics and cultural anthropology. Findings demonstrate the overwhelming importance of human modified environments for medicinal plants. He acts in the areas of ecological anthropology, ethnobotany, biodiversity conservation, applied botany, ethnopharmacology and natural products. Paul Sillitoe wrote that: [3] Europeans not only sought to understand the new regions they intruded into but also were on the look-out for resources that they might profitably exploit, engaging in practices that today we should consider tantamount to biopiracy.

      Other scholars such as BerlinBreedlove, and Raven endeavored to learn more about other systems of environment classifications and to compare them to Western scientific taxonomies. Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Roy Ellen commented that: At its earliest and most rudimentary, this comprised listing the names and uses of plants and animals in native non-Western or 'traditional' populations often in the context of salvage ethnography. Please review the types of cookies we use below. The chaptered book entitled


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Required Cookies These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. This new volume, besides bringing new and original aspects of what is found in the literature, fills some of the gaps in volume one by including the most systematic and extensive treatment of methods and techniques in qualitative research.

Toward the end of For Ginzburg, Aristotle's view of rhetoric provides a cognitively rich understanding of narrative and hence of history.

Furthermore, Steward's cultural ecology provides an important theoretical antecedent for ethnoecology. This broadening of the discipline bordering on human ecology is important because it identifies the environment as not just the plants and animals, but also the humans and technologies a group of people have access to.

The biodiversity of the region remains among the highest in the world, comprising more than plant species. Conklin's studies were not only the breakthrough of ethnoecology, but they also helped develop the idea that other cultures conceptualize the world in their own terms, which helped to reduce ethnocentric views of those in western cultures.

In order to understand how cultures perceive the world around them, like the classification and organization of the environment, [4] ethnoecology borrows methods from linguistics and cultural anthropology. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services.

Nazarea's insistence that "culture structures perception and operates both as a way of seeing and a way of not seeing things" 93 has a fam This enables the researcher to compare how a bio-resource is used by different communities. This collection brings the discipline into sharp focus, conveying local understandings of environments and proposing a way of looking at the relationship between humans and the natural world that emphasizes the importance of cognition in shaping behavior.

He went into society. Nazarea, in her introduction and in her essay "Lenses and Latitudes in Landscapes and Lifescapes," makes clear ethnoecology 's definition and its relevance for rhetorical studies. Am I My Brother's Keeper?

Similarly, social scientists have begun to use ethnoecological surveys in ethnographic studies in attempts to understand and address topics relevant in Western society as well as prevalent around the world. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability.

The editor of this volume, Virginia D. Within this context, ethnobiology is a promising discipline that can play a key role as a mediator of dialogue between different academic disciplines and traditional knowledge, a union essential in enabling contextualized and sustainable alternatives to exploitative practices and biodiversity management.

Nazarea 7. History[ edit ] Ethnoecology began with some of the early works of Dr. Book Reviews This provinciality is perhaps most evident in its favorite object of study, "great speeches by great men. This volume is rich with insights about how cultures perceive the spaces, landforms and habitats which nourish them.

University of Arizona Press, ; pp. In many ways, rhetoric has always been a provincial discipline, claiming imprimatur for its universal claims from a small town in a small country a long time ago.

Ethnoecology and Medicinal Plants of the Highland Maya

But by the date of the fateful episode recounted in this section of the book, December 2, the former revolutionary has become a policeman. Historical narrative, far from enclosing history in a prison house of language or confining it to the endlessly recursive mobius strip of self-reference, beckons sometimes in spite of itself toward an objective world beyond the text waiting to be known.

This book includes plant descriptions, black and white photographs, ethnobotanical uses, and tables with nutritional information. Explanations are presented from human ecology and biochemical ecology.Jun 24,  · Ethnoecology: Situated Knowledge/ Located Lives can contribute to the necessary task of opening.

The editor of this volume, Virginia D. Nazarea, in her introduction and in her essay "Lenses and Latitudes in Landscapes and Lifescapes," makes clear ethnoecology 's definition and its relevance for rhetorical studies.

Ethnobotany and Ethnoecology Books This book includes plant descriptions, black and white photographs, ethnobotanical uses, and tables with nutritional information. While species coverage is for Canada, it is very pertinent to the Pacific Northwest.

This is the best researched book available that covers both the ethnobotany and nutrition of. Landscape Ethnoecology. by. Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology (Book 9) Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review.

We'll publish them on Brand: Berghahn Books. All chapters cover recent research, and many are new in approach; most chapters present unpublished or very recently published new research. Featured are clear, distinctive treatments of areas such as ethnozoology, linguistic ethnobiology, traditional education, ethnoecology, and indigenous perspectives.

Friends of the UF Ethnoecology Society, Gainesville. likes. Stop by our garden plot behind the bathouses across from Lake Alice. We meet Mondays and 5/5(2). MISSION: News Ethnoecology is the interdisciplinary study of dynamic relationships among peoples, biota, and environments.

Ethnoecological studies are based on a multidisciplinary perspective that draws on the insights from the natural and behavioural sciences at multiple levels- from the views of villagers in developing nations to those of.