An Ethnography of Knowledge
The production of knowledge in Mupfurudzi resettlement scheme,
Zimbabwe (Netsayi N Mudege)
This book contributes to academic debates on knowledge. A resettlement area with people agriculture and farming provides a fascinating area to investigate how knowledge is produced andsocialised. The fact that the resettlement scheme the term ‘local’ problematic yet farmers still use and produce knowledge that is considered ‘local’. Of interest is how the gender dynamics, politics, government policies impact on farming knowledge and on farming in general. This book unravels how local knowledge makes use of scientifically based state organised intervention. This book is of interest to policy makers and anyone involved in development studies.
Readership: All those interested in rural development, agricultural extension work, sociology of knowledge, policy makers, policy analysts and community development specialists.
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