By Laura German,Joshua J. Ramisch,Ritu Verma

ISBN-10: 9048188253

ISBN-13: 9789048188253

ISBN-10: 9401784213

ISBN-13: 9789401784214

Beyond the Biophysical offers a vast review of agriculture and normal source administration (NRM) scholarship and perform that lies past the biophysical, emphasizing in its place epistemological, cultural, and political foundations of NRM. the quantity is orientated towards execs with services in agriculture and average source administration scholarship and perform, yet who lack publicity to the conceptual and methodological underpinnings of serious idea, the anthropology of improvement, ecological anthropology, and different appropriate scholarship. It hence follows universal criteria of educational rigour, yet minimizes using jargon, integrates distinctive case stories with conceptual syntheses, and makes an attempt to maneuver from critique to concrete ideas for scholarship and perform. the amount seeks to foster a extra nuanced and liable engagement with neighborhood groups and the flora and fauna between NRM students and practitioners.

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