Chapter 5. Understanding Human Practices: The Example of Farming

  1. Cees Leeuwis and
  2. Ann Van den Ban

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995235.ch5

Communication for Rural Innovation: Rethinking Agricultural Extension, Third Edition

Communication for Rural Innovation: Rethinking Agricultural Extension, Third Edition

How to Cite

Leeuwis, C. and Van den Ban, A. (eds) (2004) Understanding Human Practices: The Example of Farming, in Communication for Rural Innovation: Rethinking Agricultural Extension, Third Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995235.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632052493

Online ISBN: 9780470995235

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Keywords:

  • human practices;
  • farming practices;
  • technical practices;
  • hierarchical levels;
  • environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Different levels and domains of farming practice

  • Understanding the social nature of technical practices

  • Implications for communication for innovation