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On Biocultural Diversity: Linking Language, Knowledge, and the Environment

edited by Luisa Maffi
Format
Book
Published
Washington, [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
156098905X (alk. paper), 1560989300 (paper : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: on the Interdependence of Biological and Cultural Diversity / Luisa Maffi 1
  • Part 1 Language, Knowledge, and the Environment: Interdisciplinary Framework
  • 2. On the Meaning and Moral Imperative of Diversity / David Harmon 53
  • 3. Biodiversity and the Loss of Lineages / Brent D. Mishler 71
  • 4. Why Linguists Need Languages / Greville G. Corbett 82
  • 5. On the Coevolution of Cultural, Linguistic, and Biological Diversity / Eric A. Smith 95
  • 6. Prospects for the Persistence of "Endemic" Cultural Systems of Traditional Environmental Knowledge: A Zapotec Example / Eugene S. Hunn 118
  • 7. Ecolinguistics, Linguistic Diversity, Ecological Diversity / Peter Muhlhausler 133
  • 8. Cultural Perceptions of Ecological Interactions: An "Endangered People's" Contribution to the Conservation of Biological and Linguistic Diversity / Gary P. Nabhan 145
  • 9. Vanishing Landscape of the Peten Maya Lowlands: People, Plants, Animals, Places, Words, and Spirits / Scott Atran 157
  • 10. Dimensions of Attrition in Language Death / Jane H. Hill 175
  • 11. Acculturation and Ethnobotanical Knowledge Loss Among the Piaroa of Venezuela: Demonstration of a Quantitative Method for the Empirical Study of Traditional Ecological Knowledge Change / Stanford Zent 190
  • 12. Measuring the Evolution and Devolution of Folk-Biological Knowledge / Phillip Wolff, Douglas L. Medin 212
  • 13. Some Problems of Describing Linguistic and Ecological Knowledge / Andrew Pawley 228
  • 14. Linguistic Diversity and Biodiversity: Some Implications for the Language Sciences / Jeffrey Wollock 248
  • Part 2 Biocultural Diversity Persistence and Loss: Case Studies
  • 15. Biodiversity and Loss of Indigenous Languages and Knowledge in South America / Manuel Lizarralde 265
  • 16. Aspects and Implications of Ecological Diversity in Forest Societies of the Brazilian Amazon / Katharine Milton 282
  • 17. Environment, Culture, and Siriono Plant Names / William L. Balee 298
  • 18. Endangered Languages of Africa: A Case Study from Botswana / Herman M. Batibo 311
  • 19. Threats to Indigenous Knowledge: A Case Study from Eastern Indonesia / Margaret Florey 325
  • 20. On the Value of Ecological Knowledge to the Kalam of Papua New Guinea: an Insider's View / Ian Saem Majnep with Andrew Pawley 343
  • 21. Wa Huya Ania AMA Vutti Yo'oriwa--the Wilderness World is Respected Greatly: Truth from the Yoeme Communities of the Sonoran Desert / Felipe S. Molina 358
  • 22. Resource Management in Amazonia: Caboclo and Ribereno Traditions / Christine Padoch, Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez 364
  • Part 3 Perpetuating the World's Biocultural Diversity: Agenda for Action
  • 23. Biological and Cultural Diversity: The Inextricable, Linked by Language and Politics / Darrell A. Posey 379
  • 24. Linguistic Human Rights in Education for Language Maintenance / Tove Skutnabb-Kangas 397
  • 25. Language, Knowledge, and Indigenous Heritage Rights / Luisa Maffi 412
  • 26. A Tape Documentation Project for Native Brazilian Languages / Denny Moore 433
  • 27. Role of the Global Network of Indigenous Knowledge Resource Centers in the Conservation of Cultural and Biological Diversity / D. Michael Warren 446
  • 28. Indigenous Peoples and Conservation: Misguided Myths in the Maya Tropical Forest / James D. Nations 462
  • 29. Biocultural Diversity and Local Power in Mexico: Challenging Globalization / Victor M. Toledo 472
  • 30. Language, Ethnobotanical Knowledge, and Tropical Public Health / Thomas J. Carlson 489
  • 31. Indigenous Peoples and the Uses and Abuses of Ecotourism / Ben G. Blount 503
  • 32. Protectors, Prospectors, and Pirates of Biological Resources / Stephen B. Brush 517
  • Part 4 A Vision for the Future, and a Plea
  • 33. Possibilities After Progress / Richard B. Norgaard 533
  • 34. Silent no More: California Indians Reclaim Their Culture--and They Invite You to1 Listen / L. Frank Manriquez 540
  • Appendix 1. Code of Ethics of the International Society of Ethnobiology (1998) 547
  • Appendix 2. Statement of Mission--Terralingua: Partnerships for Linguistic and Biological Diversity 553.
Description
xxi, 578 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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