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Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian Cultural Politics in a Latin American Nation-State

Riet Delsing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851682
eISBN:
9780824868024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851682.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography examines the colonization of the Pacific island of Rapa Nui/Easter Island by the Latin American country of Chile. It also discusses the Rapanui people’s growing emphasis on cultural ... More


The Impact of Plan Colombia on Forced Displacement

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explains how Plan Colombia has assaulted the human rights to life, safety, and subsistence of millions of Colombians and thus worsened the problem of internally forced displacement. It ... More


Conclusion

in Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001944
eISBN:
9780226002156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002156.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book has been dealing with a study of what archaeology has done in the context of Palestine and Israel. Beginning with the work of the London-based Palestine Exploration Fund's project of ... More


The Contemporary State

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the fact that the claims that were made in Alsacia and Cerro Teta were both about land or resources and the modern state or governance. These were claims towards a complete ... More


Laboratory of Intervention: The Humanitarian Governance of the Postcommunist Balkan Territories

Mariella Pandolfi

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the politics of humanitarian intervention carried out by international and intrastate institutions in the crises in the Balkan territories of Bosnia, Kosovo, and Albania. It ... More


Kaiŋa Rapanui

Riet Delsing

in Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian Cultural Politics in a Latin American Nation-State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851682
eISBN:
9780824868024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851682.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Rapanui’s relationship with their territory and the cultural meaning of land, versus its economic and political meaning, is analyzed in this chapter. Kaiŋa is a Polynesian concept that expresses ... More


Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Bettina Ng'weno

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

People of African descent living in the Colombian Andes had long been struggling, as peasants and workers, for political participation and equal citizenship. When the 1991 Colombian Constitution ... More


Contesting Land, City, State, and Nation

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This article considers contestations over land, state and nation in Aitarak Laran, an urban settlement in post-independence Timor-Leste. Since 2010 the settlement has been resisting eviction by the ... More


Introduction

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the two Afro-Colombian communities in the Andes that are making land claims. The two specific areas of land that these communities are making claims upon have been ... More


Autonomy

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how areas in Colombia that have no understanding of recognition of rights in property use extensive land and resource claims as their basis for self-governance and autonomy. It ... More


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