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Tribal Constitutionalism: States, Tribes, and the Governance of Membership

Kirsty Gover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587094
eISBN:
9780191595363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587094.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In settler societies, tribal self-governance creates a legal distinction between indigeneity (defined by settler governments) and tribal membership (defined by tribes). Many legally indigenous ... More


The New Politics of Resistance

Ronald Niezen

in The Origins of Indigenism: Human Rights and the Politics of Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520235540
eISBN:
9780520936690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235540.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The ways that internationally active indigenous leaders are seeking to apply human rights to their own interests is to prioritize recognition by states and international organizations of indigenous ... More


Community strength and customary law: Explaining migrant participation in indigenous Oaxaca

Michael S. Danielson

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/9780199936267.003.0053
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter assesses the range of practices employed by Indigenous communities and authorities in Oaxaca’s usos y costumbres (UC) municipalities in response to the many challenges posed by ... More


‘Tribunals Independent of a Prince’, 1859–1862—Exploring the Dynamics and Consequences of ‘Occasional Association’, Part II

MARK HICKFORD

in Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199568659
eISBN:
9780191731273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568659.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law

Waitara proved to be a twitch upon the threads of an intrusive and innovative colonial system. It pulled arguments on native title together in a veritable explosion of debates regarding the ... More


Political subsystems in Oaxaca’s Usos y Costumbres municipalities: A typology based on the civil-religious service Bbckground of mayors

Carlos Sorroza Polo and Michael S. Danielson

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/9780199936267.003.0041
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policies such as the recognition of usos y constumbres (UC) in Oaxaca, Mexico, purport to extend the right to self-determination to Indigenous communities. But traditional systems of community ... More


Reparations for Indigenous Peoples in the Case Law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Citroni Gabriella and Quintana Osuna Karla I

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the practice of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, devoting special attention to its uniquely advanced approach in evaluating the features of any specific reparatory ... More


Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Aileen McHarg, Barry Barton, Adrian Bradbrook, and Lee Godden (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The law of energy and natural resources has always had a strong focus on property as one of its components, but there are relatively few comparative, book-length, treatments of both property law and ... More


Issues of diversity: participatory action research with indigenous peoples

Kevin Brazil

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Participatory Action Research (PAR) has been identified as a form of inquiry well suited for indigenous peoples and communities. Rooted in social justice, PAR typically combines the agenda of ... More


Indigenous Peoples' Subsistence Lifestyle as an Environmental Valuation Problem

Günther Handl

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the extent to which the impact of development activities upon subsistence lifestyles can be considered as an environmental valuation problem. It argues that the twin objectives ... More


Suspect Nationals

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/9780804755962.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the conceptualizations of Africa and Africans, as well as the link between Africa and Afro-Colombians and between Colombia and Afro-Colombians. It shows that this link has a ... More


Using visual approaches with Indigenous communities

Andrea Berardi, Jay Mistry, Lakeram Haynes, Deirdre Jafferally, Elisa Bignante, Grace Albert, Rebecca Xavier, Ryan Benjamin, and Géraud de Ville

in Mapping Environmental Sustainability: Reflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331575
eISBN:
9781447331599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331575.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter portrays the development of a research program involving a number of phases and funded projects over the longer term. The authors depict a lay expertise model of development where local ... More


Human Rights Dimensions of Investment Law

Susan L Karamanian

in Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199647071
eISBN:
9780191738999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647071.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is concerned with conflicts between human rights and investment law. It argues that the instances of (supposed) conflicts is on the rise, particularly given the wide range of ... More


The politics of environmental justice: community development in Ecuadorian and Peruvian Amazonia

María Teresa Martínez Domínguez and Eurig Scandrett

in "Politics, power and community development"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317364
eISBN:
9781447317395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317364.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter is based on research and community work carried out in indigenous communities affected by the oil industry in both the Ecuadorean and Peruvian Amazon. In these areas local and regional ... More


Indigenous Peoples and Psychosocial Reparation: The Experience with Latin American Indigenous Communities

Gümez Nieves

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In other chapters included in this volume the concept of ‘reparation’ in its different elements is scrutinized: economic settlement, material reparation for direct damage and indirect economic loss, ... More


Participation

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/9780804755962.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is concerned with the Planes de Ordenamiento Territorial (OT), which were created to start distributing jurisdictions between territorial and national entities. It shows that the process ... More


Climate change victims

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the notion of victimhood as this pertains to climate change. Each section deals with a specific victim category — non-human environmental entities, children and young people, ... More


Working the Indigenous Industrial

Andrew S. Mathews

in Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016520
eISBN:
9780262298537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016520.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the impact of meetings between indigenous communities and forestry technician encounters on the federal forestry institutions’ stability. It explores the mutually beneficial ... More


Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Peter Hulme

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In 1877 a U.S. ornithologist stumbled across a small indigenous Caribbean population, the Caribs, still living in a remote part of the small island of Dominica. His account of his stay among the ... More


Sediments of History: Resources, Rights, and Indigenous Politics

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The arrival of the Spaniards and silver mining disrupted the indigenous communities' way of life by displacing families and subjecting them to forced labor. As the silver mining industry grew, ... More


Tense Territories

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/9780804755962.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at certain community programs that were designed to form a specific idea of community as a part of the state. These programs are a part of Community Mothers, which has a ... More


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