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Record #187432:

Biocultural diversity and indigenous ways of knowing: human ecology in the Arctic / Karim-Aly S. Kassam.

Title: Biocultural diversity and indigenous ways of knowing: human ecology in the Arctic / Karim-Aly S. Kassam.
Author(s): Kassam, Karim-Aly S.
Date: 2009.
Publisher: Calgary: University of Calgary
Abstract: Portrays Arctic and sub-Arctic as "homeland" rather than simply frontier for resource exploitation. Demonstrates synthesis between cultural and biological aspects of human existence, using human ecology as conceptual and analytical lens. Illustrates that subsistence hunting and gathering are not relics of earlier era, but remain essential to both cultural diversity and to human survival.
Keywords: 3 -- Social sciences.
316 -- Sociology.
330.342.21 -- Subsistence economies.
364.122/.124 -- Social change and associated problems.
39 -- Ethnography.
394 -- Social life.
113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
J -- Social sciences.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*3) : 39 : 113/119
ISBN: 1552382532
SPRI record no.: 187432

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876 ## ‡zReviewed in Northern Review, 2010, 32: 185-187; also in Polar Research, 2010, 29(2) :228; also in Polar Geography, 2011, 34(4) :335-337
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