The Functional Role of Balinese Water Temples: A Response to Critics

@article{Lansing2012TheFR,
  title={The Functional Role of Balinese Water Temples: A Response to Critics},
  author={J. Stephen Lansing and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se A. de Vet},
  journal={Human Ecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={453-467}
}
In earlier publications we have proposed a model to explain the functional role of water temple networks in the agro-ecology of wet rice irrigation on the island of Bali. We argued that the key ecological effects of temple networks are best understood as emergent properties of a complex adaptive system. This argument implies that important aspects of the temple system are largely opaque from the perspective of conventional social science. We proposed that the Green Revolution created a real… 

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