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Multiculturalism and Solidarity in Nicaragua

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What is the effect of the institutional design of minority group rights on political solidarity? Can debates about such rights begin to address racialized solidarity? This chapter examines these ... 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


Indigenous peoples and the discourses of human rights: a reflective narrative

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/9780719037931.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The existing decentred normative structures of human rights allow for thought, calculation and action on what kind of society, what world we wish to inhabit and on what kind of people we are. ... More


Ainu: From a Dying Race to an Indigenous People

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter starts with an examination of the long history of Ainu’s subjugation to mainland Japanese and their quiet acquiescence until the 1970s, when the Hokkaido Utari Association began to ... More


Original Acquisition and Problems of Statehood

JAMES CRAWFORD

in The Creation of States in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199228423
eISBN:
9780191714375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228423.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The question of the legal status of indigenous groups and other polities outside the ambit of the European political system was one of the great initial issues of international law. Victoria's De ... More


The Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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/9780719037931.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) does not contain a specific article on indigenous groups or on minorities. None the less, concern about the conditions of indigenous ... More


European instruments on human and minority rights

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/9780719037931.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Emanating principally from the Council of Europe, key European instruments have considerable potential to advance human rights strategies of indigenous groups. The Council of Europe's statutory ... More


Under enemy occupation: The test of the Kachin

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers how many indigenous ethnic groups in Burma struggle for the right to express their own cultural and political identities against the Burmans. Unlike the immigrants to Burma ... More


Before the Wilderness: Native Peoples and Yellowstone

Mark David Spence

in Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142433
eISBN:
9780199848812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142433.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Yellowstone's cultural landscape and the people that inhabited the area throughout the historic era. Yellowstone was a landscape that had been shaped by thousands of years of ... More


The Logic of Nonviolent Ethnic Movements: Mobilization, Contention, and Political Empowerment in Latin America

Manuel Vogt

in Mobilization and Conflict in Multiethnic States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190065874
eISBN:
9780190065904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065874.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Focusing on Latin America, this chapter examines the consequences of ethnic mobilization in the colonial settler states. It draws on a novel data set on ethnic organizations covering all Latin ... More


Musical Cultures Meet1

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the role of music in the evangelization of central New Spain. It analyzes the types and functions of music in the mission communities of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth ... More


Continuity and Memory in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

S. Ashley Kistler

in Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In Chamelco and beyond, the Q'eqchi' are one of Mesoamerica's largest indigenous groups, registering close to one million speakers in Guatemala alone. The department of Alta Verapaz is home to ... More


Music and the Restructuring of Time

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of music in the restructuring of daily time in the mission communities in northern New Spain. It explains that mission bells, the music of the liturgy and devotional ... More


Covering Blood and Graves: Murder and Law on Imperial Margins

Nancy O. Gallman and Alan Taylor

in Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Gallman and Taylor take up murder at the boundary zones between the Iroquois and British settlers and between Spanish Florida and the Lower Creeks and Seminoles. Despite contrasts between the legal ... More


Models of Diversity in the Americas: Avenues for Dialogue and Cross-Pollination

>Ana Solano-Campos

Nasar Meer, Tariq Modood, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero (eds)

in Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407083
eISBN:
9781474418706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407083.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Latin American academic debates about multiculturalism, interculturalism, and interculturalidad, identifying patterns, similarities, and differences among them. It provides an ... More


Prologue: Life in a Norteño Town

Raúl A. Ramos

in Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832073
eISBN:
9781469604657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888933_ramos.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how most nineteenth-century travelers approached Bexar with a sense of relief and wonder. The relief came from arriving at a town safely after days of traversing the brush ... More


Accommodating Attachment

Chris Armstrong

in Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198702726
eISBN:
9780191772306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702726.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers a second source of special claims, this time based upon ‘attachment’. Sometimes particular resources matter to people, as non-substitutable supports for their most central ... More


The State as Religious Gatekeeper: Human Rights, Resistance, and Indian Anti-Conversion Laws

Amar Khoday

in Human Rights: India and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453528
eISBN:
9780199085361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453528.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Religious conversions in India inextricably implicate human rights. This chapter explores the legal and political aspects of the controversies surrounding such conversions. It argues that ... More


Enablement and Written Description

Matthew Fisher

in Patent Law in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199334278
eISBN:
9780199361106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334278.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers the birth and development of the patent specification as the chosen vessel for communicating an invention to the public, and the interpretation of the standards to which is it ... More


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