Naming the Land: San Identity and Community Conservation in Namibia's West Caprivi

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Basler Afrika Bibliographien, 2012 - Social Science - 266 pages
1. Introduction and methodology: Objectives and structure; Research methods. 2. Identity, authority and CBNRM: Community based natural resource management (CBNRM) in Southern Africa; Maps, power-knowledge and representation. 3. Differentiating 'Bushmen' from 'Bantus' : identity in West Caprivi, 1930-198: Ethnic relations and socio-political change in the pre-colonial and early colonial periods;State contributions to the construction of ethnicity, 1930-1989; Veterinary control, border guards and political authority; The Khwe military identity; Conclusion. 4. The politics of land, leadership and identity 1990-2006: Struggles over land, leadership and natural resources since independence; Impoverishment and exclusion among the Khwe; Chief Mbambo and the Khwe traditional authority; Ethnic contestations over land: the case of N//goavaca campsite; Tracing political exclusion: discourses on Khwe 'Subversion'; The secessionist movement and the Angolan war; Ethnicity, authority and NGO : recipes for 'Tribalism'; Conclusion. 5. Chiefs, chairmen and the politics of CBNRM, 1995-2006: Possibility and disillusion : the rise of CBNRM; CBNRM, traditional authorities and the politics of hunting, 2006; Keeping Kyaramacan out of ethnic 'politics': NGO-government relations; Conclusion. 6. CBNRM meets copuntermapping: Khwe-NGO mapping, 1998-2006: Indigenous rights, environmental discourses, and mapping technologies; Mapping West Caprivi : exclusion, visibility and 'Depoliticisation';Conclusions. Conclusion: San, NGOs and the state: Khwe relationships with the state; Khwe relationships to NGOs; NGO relationships with the state; CBNRM and mapping, governmentality and visibility; The problem of 'indigeneity': implications for NGO policy and CBNRM; Mapping, ethnicity and NGO approaches in Ngamiland, Botswana ;The future. Timeline of the evolution of CNBRM in Namibia --Key policy and legal instruments for CBNRM in Namibia.
 

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