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Philip Carl Salzman (ed): Pastoralists: Equality, Hierarchy, and the State; Westview Press, 2004, 193 pp, index, ISBN 0-8133-3814-x.(Book review)
December 1, 2007 ... Philip Salzman has been a key figure in the development of anthropological studies of pastoralists and pastoralism. Along with John Galaty and others, he was instrumental in promoting a scholarly voice in the discipline for those who studied...

Population Growth and Land Use Intensification in a Subsistence-based Indigenous Community in the Amazon.(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Introduction A large part of the Amazon tropical rainforests is inhabited and used by indigenous peoples. Many hold collective titles of ownership to their lands, whereas others have gotten their lands declared as state-owned indigenous...

How Well do Foragers Protect Food Consumption? Panel Evidence from a Native Amazonian Society in Bolivia.(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Introduction Anthropologists and economists have shown interest in how well rural people in developing countries protect food consumption from adverse income shocks, and whether protection works equally well for all people in the...

The Role of Community and Individuals in the Formation of Social Capital.(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Introduction The last decade has seen a slew of studies addressing how social capital--trust, safety nets, membership in local organizations, and other expressions of pro-social behavior that enable people to act collectively (Coleman,...

Local Environmental Knowledge, Talk, and Skepticism: Using 'LES' to Distinguish 'LEK' from 'LET' in Newfoundland.(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Introduction As Roepstorff points out, "[c]omposite concepts consisting of a catchy first word (local, indigenous, traditional, environmental, etc.), followed by knowledge, have recently become popular in the applied anthropology...