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Indigenous Organizations and Development

Edited By Peter Blunt,D Michael Warren
ISBN: 9781853393211
Indigenous organizations are local-level institutions with a community base, such as women's groups, ethnic associations, traditional religious groups, and a wide variety of other social groups.
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  • Synopsis
    Indigenous organizations are local-level institutions with a community base, such as women's groups, ethnic associations, traditional religious groups, and a wide variety of other social groups.
  • Table of Contents
    Preface vii
    NORMAN UPHOFF
    Acknowledgement xii
    Introduction xiii
    PETER BLUNT AND D. MICHAEL WARREN
    PART 1 AFRICA
    1. The drum speaks—Are we listening? Experiences in
    development with a traditional Gabra institution—The
    Yaa Galbo 1
    B.J. LINQUIST WITH DAVID ADOLPH
    2. Traditional settlement, cultural identity and rural
    development in the Transkei 7
    PATRICK A. MCALLISTER
    3. Hometown associations: Balancing local and extralocal
    interests in Nigerian communities 21
    MICHAEL L. McNULTY AND MARK F. LAWRENCE
    4. Indigenous organizations and development:
    The case of Ara, Nigeria 43
    D. MICHAEL WARREN, REMIADEDOKUN AND
    AKINTOLA OMOLAOYE
    5. The Ogbomoso Parapo: A case-study of an indigenous
    development association in Nigeria 50
    G. O. KOLAWOLE
    6. Community development associations and self-reliance:
    The case of Isalu Community Development Union, Iseyin,
    Nigeria 56
    BOLANLE W. WAHAB
    1. The importance of indigenous organizations to the
    sustainability of contemporary Yoruba strip-weaving industries
    in Iseyin, Nigeria 67
    NORMA H. WOLFF AND BOLANLE W. WAHAB
    8. Traditional leadership and community management in Northern
    Ghana 88
    NANCY COSWAY AND STEVE A. ANANKUM
    9. Indigenous healer associations and a South African AIDSprevention
    project 97
    EDWARD C GREEN AND BONGIE ZOKWE
    vi Contents
    PART II INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT
    10. History of an indigenous community management
    organization in Nepal 109
    DURGA POKHREL AND ANTHONY B. J. WILLET
    11. Building on the Panchayat: Using Jal Samitis in Uttar
    Pradesh 123
    YOGESH KUMAR
    12. Informal institutions of financial intermediation: Social
    value of Vishis, chit funds and self-help groups 132
    TUSHAAR SHAH AND MICHAEL JOHNSON
    13. Taking count of the depth of the ditches: Understanding local
    organization forms, their problems and strategic responses 143
    NIDHI SRINIVAS
    PART III ASIA-PACIFIC
    Australia and New Zealand
    14. Aboriginal agenda or agency agenda? Community-development
    planning projects in Australia 159
    JACKIE WOLFE-KEDDIE
    15. Yolngu rom: Indigenous knowledge in north Australia 184
    IAN HUGHES
    16. Community development among the New Zealand Maori:
    The Tainui case 193
    TOON VAN MEIJL
    Canada
    17. Indigenous organizations for development in the Canadian north:
    Native development corporations 214
    LEO PAUL DANA
    China
    18. The role of indigenous organizations in the rural
    development of China: A case-study of a non-farm productive
    activity 220
    LI XIAOYUN, LI OU AND ZHOU SHENGKUN
    Indonesia
    19. Using indigenous organizations from West Kalimantan 228
    CAROL J. PIERCE COLFER, REED L. WADLEY AND
    ENIS WIDJANARTI
    Philippines
    20. Personal networks and agricultural extension in the Philippines 239
    RICARDO C. ARMONIA
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    Editor Peter Blunt,D Michael Warren
    Number of Pages 272
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