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Multicultural reforms for Mexico’s “tranquil” Indians in Yucatán

Shannan Mattiace

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0062
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Yucatán was one of the last Mexican states to enact Indian rights legislation in the wake of the 2001 national constitutional changes, and is worthy of examination, as it has one of the largest ... More


Seven Literacy, Orality, and Ritual Practice In Highland Colombia

Jonathan Boyarin

in The Ethnography of Reading

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

In the native highland community of Cumbal, Colombia, leaders of the ethnic-rights movement use oral and written evidence in their construction of a communal history that is incorporated into their ... More


Legislating Nonmarital Sex in India, 1911–1929

Ashwini Tambe

in Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042720
eISBN:
9780252051586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042720.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The third chapter describes how an expanded understanding of girlhood influenced an Indian law restricting child marriage and raising the age of consent. This chapter details changes in legislative ... More


NAGPRA and Beyond: Repatriation and Related Laws in the United States

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

in Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Weiss and Springer provide historical summary with specific case examples of American Indian legislation and court decisions. The most important of these for the study of human remains is NAGPRA, ... More


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