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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Conduct and Collaboration in Human–Elephant Working Communities of Northeast India

Nicolas Lainé.

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Environmental History. 8463 words.

This chapter ethnographically explores the relations between humans and elephants in logging operations in terms of interspecies labour, presenting elephants as collaborating participants...

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Ethnic Diversity and Human–Elephant Conflict in the Nilgiris, South India

Tarsh Thekaekara and Thomas F. Thornton.

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Environmental History. 10713 words.

Focusing on an ecologically fragmented landscape characterized by multiple uses, inhabited by diverse social groups with multiple livelihoods, this chapter highlights the inadequacies of...

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Animals, Persons, Gods

Piers Locke.

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Environmental History. 7436 words.

Focusing on the government elephant stables of the Chitwan National Park in Nepal, this chapter asks how mahouts negotiate relations with elephants that involve trust and domination,...

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