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Introduction

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter presents an outline of the topic of Creole indigeneity in Guyana. Between the myth of great wealth waiting to be discovered in the New World and the nation-states that ... More


Indigenous Peoples and the Right of Political Autonomy in an Age of Global Legal Pluralism

Steven Wheatley

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the complexities that emerge in the system of global governance following the acceptance that indigenous peoples are ‘peoples’ with a right to self-government through ... More


Intrastate Autonomy

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 8 argued for combining a rather restrained, justice‐based view of the unilateral right to secede, the Remedial Right Only Theory, with a much more supportive stance toward forms of ... More


Creole Indigeneity

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a theoretical framework of Creole indigeneity, arguing that the concept is a way of recovering the excess or remainder of history and identity that shapes both social formations ... More


The Role of Soft Law in the Progressive Development of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

Felipe Gómez Isa (ed.)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses how indigenous peoples have used soft law in their efforts to put an end to historically rooted patterns of subjugation, dispossession, and cultural assimilation. The UN ... More


“God’s Golden City”: Myth, Paradox, and the Propter Nos

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the myth of El Dorado “located” in Guyana as a founding myth for social formation in the Caribbean region, and as part of a discursive framework for cultural and political ... More


Beyond Caliban, or the “Third Space” of Labor and Indigeneity

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter suggests a significant shift in Caribbean studies, stressing the need to go beyond Caliban and the metaphysics of modern labor. What is at stake in the ability to stop acting ... More


Introduction

Chris Cunneen and Juan Tauri

in Indigenous Criminology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447321750
eISBN:
9781447321774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321750.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter one sets out the social, economic and political positions of Indigenous peoples within the settler colonial states of Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United States, and the ... More


From Myth to Market: Burnham’s Co-operative Republic

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Afro-Creole subjectivity in Guyana and the ways in which black postcolonials set terms for an articulation of citizenship by themselves and Indo-Creoles that would constrain ... More


Indigenous Peoples and Colonial Borders: Sovereignty, Nationhood, Identity, and Activism

Sarah Maddison

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers the contemporary implications for Indigenous peoples attempting to both recover and rebuild their nations while simultaneously asserting a political voice that often transcends ... More


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