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Social Justice and the New Indigenous Politics: An Analysis of Guatemala, the Central Andes, and Chiapas

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter appraises the initiative and activism practiced by the Latin American indigenous populations in achieving social justice, in recognition of difference. This end has been reached through ... More


We are still here

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents raw statistics which claim to account for an indigenous world. It begins with a discussion of the identities and names of indigenous peoples. It then considers debates over the ... More


First Peoples First: Indigenous Populations

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impact of trade on indigenous populations. It begins with an overview of indigenous populations within the human rights and international trade frameworks, with particular ... More


: The Politics and Pragmatics of Managing Health

in Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226031637
eISBN:
9780226031651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031651.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter, which discusses the infrastructure of the new medical service for the indigenous population, the Assistance Médicale (AM), and its context of operation, also determines the specific ... More


Discrimination and Human Rights Law: Combating Racism

THEO VAN BOVEN

in Discrimination and Human Rights: The Case of Racism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246038
eISBN:
9780191697531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246038.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the different ways of fighting racism through the human rights law. The first section explores the perception of racism as an alien phenomenon and the denial and ... More


Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia

Sokhieng Au

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226031637
eISBN:
9780226031651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031651.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the first half of the twentieth century, representatives of the French colonial health services actively strove to expand the practice of Western medicine in the frontier colony of Cambodia. ... More


European Alcohol in Contact 1500–1700: Non-European Worlds

Rod Phillips

in Alcohol: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617602
eISBN:
9781469617626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617602.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the role alcohol played in the efforts of Europeans to contact, conquer, and colonize regions in the Americas, Africa, and Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. When ... More


Alcohol and Native Peoples 1800–1930: Race, Order, and Control

Rod Phillips

in Alcohol: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617602
eISBN:
9781469617626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617602.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the interplay between alcohol and colonialism in Africa. Europeans brought their alcoholic beverages, attitudes, and consumption patterns with them to the rest of the world, and ... More


This place was here before our nations: Anacaona’s Jaragua

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses three fictional reconstructions of the life of the Taíno Queen Anacaona, an important figure in early modern Hispaniola, by writers born in the Dominican Republic and Haiti: ... More


The literary anthology as a tool of literary history

Rosemary Chapman

in What is Québécois Literature?: Reflections on the Literary History of Francophone Writing in Canada

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319730
eISBN:
9781781381090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319730.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The study of a selection of literary anthologies, used over the last one hundred years in Quebec shows the emergence of a core of literary texts, the exact composition of which has varied across the ... More


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