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The Anti-politics of TEK: The Institutionalization of Co-management Discourse and Practice [traditional ecological knowledge]

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2005

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Kofinas, Gary P., 2005, Caribou Hunters and Researchers at the Co-management Interface: Emergent Dilemmas and the Dynamics of Legitimacy in Power Sharing: Anthropologica, v. 47, no. 2, p. 179-196.

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What are these "sensitive political operations" that extend and expand state power? Here, [James Ferguson] is referring to the extension of bureaucratic forms of management and control. We have seen that from the vantage point of development organizations, the "problems" of development are seen as technical. Thus, their solution generally requires the application of expert knowledge and the provision of government services. Given the institutional context in which development is carried out, this means the creation of new bureaucratic structures-often physically located in the areas experiencing "development." Indeed, Ferguson argues that, at least in some cases, the expansion of the state and the bureaucratization of "nearly all aspects [...]

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Nadasdy, Paul

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