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Author Mudege, Netsayi Noris.

Title An ethnography of knowledge : the production of knowledge in Mupfurudzi resettlement scheme, Zimbabwe / by Netsayi Noris Mudege.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 238 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Afrika-Studiecentrum series, 1570-9310 ; v. 11
Afrika-Studiecentrum series ; v. 11.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of tables, figures, maps and photos; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and acronyms; 1 Knowledge, resettlement and farming; 2 Investigating knowledge; 3 The research context; 4 Farmers' knowledge and sustainable innovation: Experiments and observation; 5 Magic, witchcraft, religion and knowledge; 6 Field days: Knowledge dissemination and entertainment; 7 Knowledge and practice: Men, women and children; 8 Conclusion; References; Index.
Summary Analyses how social processes impact on knowledge production and dissemination. This book investigates how differences between actors impact on knowledge dissemination and appropriation. It explores how knowledge frameworks affect knowledge analysis and acceptance and how people bridge the gap between 'outside' and 'local' forms of knowledge.
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Subject Ethnoscience -- Zimbabwe -- Shamva District.
Human settlements -- Zimbabwe -- Shamva District.
Land settlement -- Zimbabwe -- Shamva District.
Traditional farming -- Zimbabwe -- Shamva District.
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Zimbabwe -- Shamva District.
Shamva District (Zimbabwe) -- Social policy.
Shamva District (Zimbabwe) -- Economic policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. Afrika-Studiecentrum.
Other Form: Print version: Mudege, Netsayi Noris. Ethnography of knowledge. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2008 9789004161689 9004161686 (DLC) 2007042034 (OCoLC)175289903
ISBN 9789047423300 (electronic bk.)
9047423305 (electronic bk.)
9004161686 (Paper)
9789004161689 (Paper)
Standard No. 10.1163/ej.9789004161689.i-240