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Unformatted text preview: 11/15 GEOG Notes- How do we know what we (think) we know? o Goals while discussion Michael Dove Green Revolution 1.0 & 2.0- Agroforestry o 3 ways that people conduct agriculture Typical Agriculture Silviculture Pastoralism o The study of ways to mix up - Why are grasslands relevant in Michael Dove’s discussion o Anthropogenic grasslands- “man-made” In the tropics o What is his argument? o Who is his audience? Comes from a technical journal, so goes to people practicing agricultural forestry Make lessons available for technicians Trying to make us think about epistemology- The failure of modern rural development has prompted scholars to define what failure means? o Meaning of failure for the grasslands: Betrays a naiveté (innocence) • Wants to convince the foresters that they only look at it as a technical problem • Grassland has social roles • Efforts to reclaim and convert grasslands are naïve Ignorance of local people, they don’t get it; poor policy and planning...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course GEOG 232 taught by Professor Whitmore during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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