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LENAERTS, Marc & SPADAFORA, Ana María (eds.) - Pueblos indígenas, plantas y mercados

LENAERTS, Marc & SPADAFORA, Ana María (eds.) - Pueblos indígenas, plantas y mercados

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Author: Marc Lenaerts, Ana María Spadafora (ed.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 20.03.2008
Pages: 210
Size: 13 x 20 cm
Buying Options: Paperback, eBook Individuals, Institutional Online Access

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Indigenous people from Amazonia and GranChaco are not living apart from national or international market,but they take part in it according to their own patterns, which sometimesappear quite surprising.

Plants and trees are their main source of income. Itdoes not mean nevertheless that they are managed as simple commodities or as mereobjects of knowledge. Rather, they are often viewed as partakers of largerelational networks, bringing together human people as well as animal andvegetal beings : in many cases, plants and animals are even considered astrue Persons.

That was the reason why we decided to organize asymposium with a clear emphasis on this relational dimension. We present hereeight selected papers from this panel. The topics are diverse, but all of themenlighten how such an approach opens new ways for the analysis, concerningeveryday management of plants and ethnobotanical knowledge, as well ascommoditisation, which is anything but a question of strictly economicrationality.




Marc Lenaerts

Primera parte: El manejo de las plantas y delos conocimientos

Classificações em cena. Algumas formasde classificações das plantas cultivadas pelos Wajãpi do Amapari (AP)
J. Cabral de Oliveira

Repensando los vínculos entreNaturaleza y Cultura. Territorialidad indígena en el Chaco Centro Occidental (toba y pilagá)
A.M. Spadafora et al.

Incidenciade la cosmovisión qom (toba) en las técnicasetnobotánicas de recolección
M. Fernandez, R. Hachen

"Como un padre que da consejo": Paullinia yoco entre los airo-pai del Perú
L. E. Belaunde, J. A. Echeverri

Segunda parte: Conocimientos indígenas, comercializacióny protección

Los "secretos"etnobotánicos ashéninka, entre mercado y derechos de propiedad intelectual
M. Lenaerts

Ethnopharmacology, money andsocial relations among the Trio and Wayana of southern Suriname
M. Brightman

Asnovas formas do kampô: elementos de umasociologia da disseminação urbana dossaberes nativos
E. Coffaci de Lima

Pueblos indígenas y mercados derecursos biológicos: tanteos jurídicos y malentendidos culturales
C. Aubertin, G. Filoche


Marc Lenaerts holds aPhD in Social Sciences (Anthropology) from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium (ULB,2004). He published a revised version of his PhD in L'Harmattan, Paris, otherbooks as co-editor, and his articles appeared in several academic journals suchas L'Homme, Anthropos, the Journal of Ethnobotany and the Journal ofEthnobiology and Ethnomedicine. He is currently teaching in various Belgianinstitutions : RoyalAcademy for Fine Arts ofBrussels, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Université de Liège.

Ana María Spadafora holds a PhD in Philosophy andLetters (Anthropology area) from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She publishednumerous scientific articles in national and international academic journalsabout indigenous people from Gran Chaco,indigenous rights and traditional knowledge. She iscurrently researcher in the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas yTécnicas (CONICET) de Argentina and lecturer in the Facultad de Filosofía yLetras (UBA) y de la Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales(FLACSO-Sede Argentina).


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Author Marc Lenaerts, Ana María Spadafora (ed.)
Language English
Publication Date Mar 20, 2008
Pages 210
Size 13 x 20 cm
Buying Options Paperback, eBook Individuals, Institutional Online Access