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Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In many Western democracies, ethnic and racial minorities have demanded, and sometimes achieved, greater recognition and accommodation of their identities. This is reflected in the adoption of ... More


Contemporary Canadian Resonance of an Imperial Doctrine

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter looks at the contemporary impact of the Imperial Doctrine of Discovery by reviewing Canadian constitutional provisions, principles of treaty interpretation, case law, and Canadian ... More


Anthropologists in the Canadian Courts

Elizabeth Cassell

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

European settlers in the mid-19th century laid claim to the majority of the Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en land, although the land was never conquered, ceded, or signed away under the treaty process that ... More


Tribal Constitutionalism and Historic Claims: The Impact of Claims Settlement on Tribal Membership Governance in Australia and New Zealand

Kirsty Gover

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587094
eISBN:
9780191595363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587094.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In Australia and New Zealand, the official recognition of tribes occurs alongside the settlement of land claims. This chapter investigates the scope of tribal autonomy in membership governance in ... More


Estuarine uses and users

Donald S. McLusky and Michael Elliott

in The Estuarine Ecosystem: Ecology, Threats and Management

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525080
eISBN:
9780191728198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525080.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter considers the uses made of estuaries, and then examines the various responses of estuarine organisms to each usage. It looks at many forms of pollution separately, but also (because they ... More


Court and Chronicle: A Native Andean’s Engagement with Spanish Colonial Law

Rolena Adorno

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

In Spanish colonial Mexico and Peru, natives assimilated to European language and custom served local civil and ecclesiastical institutions and learned through literacy to defend their claims to ... More


Aboriginal Title—Diagnosis and Prognosis

Dr. P. G. McHugh

in Aboriginal Title: The Modern Jurisprudence of Tribal Land Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699414
eISBN:
9780191732133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699414.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter acknowledges the role of aboriginal title in jolting governments into a new politics of negotiating with tribes and taking stock of the courts' role in monitoring their relations with ... More


United by Land

Rosina Lozano

in An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297067
eISBN:
9780520969582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297067.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848), the newly created treaty citizens largely remained in the United States. Treaty citizens were tied to the land by occupation, and for the elite, by ownership ... More


The Land in the Middle: Conservation from Conflict

Eve Z. Bratman

in Governing the Rainforest: Sustainable Development Politics in the Brazilian Amazon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190949389
eISBN:
9780190949419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949389.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 explores the creation of conservation areas in the region known as the Terra do Meio, a process that involved the collaborations of state actors with local and international civil society ... More


Introduction

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/9780804755962.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the two Afro-Colombian communities in the Andes that are making land claims. The two specific areas of land that these communities are making claims upon have been ... More


Mary Mathewes, Malcontent

Steven C. Hahn

in The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042213
eISBN:
9780813043043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042213.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Mary's second marriage to her ex-servant Jacob Mathewes. First, it explores her activities during the War of Jenkins' Ear, particularly the interpreting she did for General ... More


Settling Boundaries and Negotiating Access

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833933
eISBN:
9781469604008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898277_hudson.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how a shifting maze of boundary lines made figuring out whose side one was on a tricky proposition. Once boundaries were agreed upon in treaty conventions and the various ... More


Similar Societies, Different Solutions: U.S. Indian Policy in Light of Australian Policy toward Aboriginal Peoples

Leonard A. Carlson

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter, which analyzes the divergent demographic paths of the indigenous populations in the United States and Australia following their encounters with English colonizers, discusses how the ... More


Mediating Denominational Disputes: Land Claims and the Sound of Christian Critique

Courtney Handman

in Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283756
eISBN:
9780520959514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283756.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Taking off from a discussion of church-sect theory, this chapter looks at two modes of churches engaging in “political” acts. In the first case, members of the different Guhu-Samane churches seem ... More


Self-Care and Proportionality

Burke A. Hendrix

in Strategies of Justice: Aboriginal Peoples, Persistent Injustice, and the Ethics of Political Action

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833543
eISBN:
9780191871979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833543.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Within unjust societies, the political claims of groups facing persistent injustice may come in conflict with one another. Even if it would be possible for all of their claims to be resolved at once ... More


The Search for Alternative Outcomes: Conservation and Environmental Degradation in Papua New Guinea

Stuart Kirsch

in Engaged Anthropology: Politics beyond the Text

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297944
eISBN:
9780520970090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297944.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter examines a conservation and development project in Papua New Guinea in the mid-1990s. These projects were intended as alternatives to more destructive forms of resource extraction, ... More


Conclusion

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/9780804755962.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The concluding chapter serves as a review of the other chapters. Here it highlights the main points that were made about the land claims, the various definitions of territories, the categorization of ... More


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