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The Politics of Identity Reconstruction: Indians and Democracy in Ecuador 1

Melina Selverston

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The indigenous movement in Ecuador has emerged in recent years as one of the most important social movements in the country. By organizing to protest the withdrawal of social and material rights ... More


Ambivalent multiculturalisms: Perversity, futility, and jeopardy in Latin America

José Antonio Lucero

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/9780199936267.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Latin American societies have long wrestled with the complex and sometimes contradictory terms of official multiculturalism. There is widespread agreement that a “regional model” of multicultural and ... More


Indigeneity: A Politics of Potential: Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

Dominic O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447339427
eISBN:
9781447339465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339427.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Indigeneity is a politics of potential. It allows indigenous peoples to think and pursue political aspirations beyond colonial victimhood. The politics of indigeneity is a theory of human agency. It ... More


The Capacity for Democracy: Transforming Democratic Imaginaries

Copeland Nicholas (ed.)

in The Democracy Development Machine: Neoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736056
eISBN:
9781501736070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736056.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines how discourses of capacidad both enabled and constrained Sampedrano desires for democracy. I describe how state agrarian programs trained Sampedranos’ to solicit development ... More


Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender

Rauna Kuokkanen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190913281
eISBN:
9780190913311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913281.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This book interrogates normative conceptions of Indigenous self-determination and the structures of Indigenous self-government institutions, arguing that Indigenous self-determination is not ... More


The Democracy Development Machine: Neoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

Nicholas Copeland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736056
eISBN:
9781501736070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

What forces hinder decolonization efforts on the neoliberal terrain? In the aftermath of a genocidal scorched earth campaign, Mayas in the town of San Pedro Necta encountered a formidable ... More


Reconciliation

Dominic O'Sullivan

in Indigeneity: A Politics of Potential: Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447339427
eISBN:
9781447339465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339427.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Although in very different ways, reconciliation is a political/theological nexus of foundational significance to indigenous politics in all three of Australia, Fiji and New Zealand. In each case, ... More


The politics of indigeneity

Dominic O'Sullivan

in Indigeneity: A Politics of Potential: Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447339427
eISBN:
9781447339465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339427.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Indigeneity is a theory of justice and political strategy that indigenous peoples use to develop their own terms of belonging to the nation-state. In particular it is distinct from theories of ... More


Lessons from Idle No More: The Future of Indigenous Activism

Glen Sean Coulthard

in Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The author’s investigation concludes with “5 theses” on Indigenous politics that highlight the core features of this resurgent approach to Indigenous decolonization in light of the “Idle No More” ... More


Indigeneity and contemporary globalisation

Dominic O'Sullivan

in Indigeneity: A Politics of Potential: Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447339427
eISBN:
9781447339465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339427.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Globalisation rationalised the colonisation of indigenous territories. Its pursuit of capital expansion is sometimes allowed to override indigenous cultural imperatives. However, it is also true that ... More


Subjects of Empire

Glen Sean Coulthard

in Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter lays out the main argument developed in the remainder of the book: that the last forty years has witnessed the hegemonization of a liberal recognition-based approach to Indigenous ... More


Clientelism and Vote-Maximizing in Indigenous Latin America

Karleen Jones West

in Candidate Matters: A Study of Ethnic Parties, Campaigns, and Elections in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190068844
eISBN:
9780190068875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068844.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The analysis presented in this chapter indicates that indigenous voters are disproportionately targeted as clients in vote-buying schemes, which is why the distribution of patronage has become a ... More


Mistress of Everything: Queen Victoria in Indigenous Worlds

Sarah Carter and Maria Nugent (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991401
eISBN:
9781526115065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991401.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Indigenous people in Britain’s settler colonies engaged Queen Victoria in their diplomacy and politics, and incorporated her into their intellectual and narrative traditions. These interpretations of ... More


Reading the Wild Rivers Act Controversy

Timothy Neale

in Wild Articulations: Environmentalism and Indigeneity in Northern Australia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824873110
eISBN:
9780824875732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824873110.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Today, there is a shift in the representations of Northern Australia and its environments. While Indigenous stakeholders have come to the forefront of debates, and the existence of ‘natural values’ ... More


Seeing Red: Reconciliation and Resentment

Glen Sean Coulthard

in Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter four critically explores the convergence of Indigenous recognition politics with the more recent transitional justice discourse of “reconciliation” that began to gain considerable attention ... More


The Politics of Recognition in Colonial Contexts

Glen Sean Coulthard

in Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides a theoretical account of how the politics of recognition has come to serve the interests of settler colonial power in the ways that is has. This chapter serves as the ... More


Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Glen Sean Coulthard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition is an interdisciplinary of work of critically engaged political theory that traverses the fields of political science and ... More


The Politics of Power in Indigenous Oral History

Nēpia Mahuika

in Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190681685
eISBN:
9780190681715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681685.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Oral history has often been politically styled a “democratic tool” apt in amplifying the voices of the previously silenced. This chapter unpacks these underlying political approaches and definitions ... More


Wild Articulations: Environmentalism and Indigeneity in Northern Australia

Timothy Neale

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824873110
eISBN:
9780824875732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824873110.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book examines issues of environmentalism and indigeneity in Northern Australia through the controversy surrounding the Wild Rivers Act 2005 (Qld). Like much of the north, one terrain of the Act ... More


For the Land: The Dene Nation’s Struggle for Self-Determination

Glen Sean Coulthard

in Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the history of the Dene Nation’s struggle for self-determination in the 1970s and 1980s.


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