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The Legal Adoption of Discovery in the United States

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/9780199579815.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter shows how Discovery was imported and expressly adopted into American colonial and state law in royal charters and colonial and state constitutions, governments, and courts. It explains ... More


The Doctrine of Discovery in Australia

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/9780199579815.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the ways in which the Doctrine of Discovery was used to justify the assertion of British sovereignty over Australia and its indigenous peoples, and is continued to be used to ... More


The Legal Geography of Indigenous Bedouin Dispossession

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter is an overview of the “state of the art” in scholarship dealing with Negev (Naqab) Bedouins. It sets the book within relevant scholarly frameworks as a foundation for the empirical ... More


The Doctrine of Discovery

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/9780199579815.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book shines new light on the mostly ignored historical and legal evidence of the use of the Doctrine of Discovery in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. In these countries, ... More


Asserting the Doctrine of Discovery in Australia

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/9780199579815.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the continual adoption of the principles of Discovery into contemporary Australian law. It looks at the overturning of the terra nullius element in the Mabo case in 1992 but ... More


Classical International Law and Early Philosophy Theory on Peoples’ Rights

Mattias Åhrén

in Indigenous Peoples' Status in the International Legal System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778196
eISBN:
9780191823596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778196.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the basic contours of the international legal system, as well as the political philosophical theory that underpinned it, from when it emerged in the mid-1600s and up to and ... More


Submerged Sovereignty: Native Title within a History of Incorporation

Ben Silverstein

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the advent of native title in Australia. In the Australian settler colony, native title figures in the liberal imagination as a moment where some sort of hybridization of ... More


The Anthropocene Is a Motherfucker

Jane Caputi

in Call Your "Mutha": A Deliberately Dirty-Minded Manifesto for the Earth Mother in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190902704
eISBN:
9780190902742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902704.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Critical Anthropocene analyses, including those naming the era the Capitalocene and the Plantationocene, neglect to analyze the gendered-sexual domination, or rapism, that founds the era. The origins ... More


Extraterritorial Jurisdiction for International Crimes

Alejandro Chehtman

in The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199603404
eISBN:
9780191725173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603404.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a fresh look at the issues of international and universal jurisdiction, i.e., at the theoretical explanation for the scope of the jurisdiction of the International Criminal ... More


Common Law Aboriginal Title and its Pipers at the Gate of Dawn—Gestation (1970s) and Breakthrough (1980s)

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/9780199699414.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at key predicates of the doctrine as it began to be articulated, in particular its emphasis upon the role of the Crown and the core distinction between imperium (sovereignty) and ... More


Asserting the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa New Zealand: 1840–1960s

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/9780199579815.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the assertion of the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa/New Zealand. First discovered by Maori, Aotearoa/New Zealand had been their home for hundreds of years before the ... More


Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

It is commonly claimed by Israeli authorities that Bedouins are trespassers who never acquired property or settlement rights in southern Israel/Palestine. This led to massive dispossession of ... More


The Endurance of Exclusion: Versions of Ned Kelly

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the endurance of the practice of outlawry into nineteenth century Australia, and the subsequent endurance of the Australian bushranger in multiple reinterpretations and ... More


Indigenous Peoples' Status in the International Legal System

Mattias Åhrén

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778196
eISBN:
9780191823596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778196.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The book surveys how indigenous peoples—having historically been viewed by international law and those that created the law alike as mere ‘ghosts in their own landscapes’—have recently emerged as ... More


Eight Hens per Man per Day: Shipwreck Survivors and Pastoral Abundance in Southern Africa

Margaret Hanzimanolis

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines South African shipwrecks and shipwreck survivor accounts in relation to land settlements and indigenous food production systems in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. By ... More


Sovereign State Weakness

David A. Rezvani

in Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 7 explains why the sovereign states of today tend to be weak. The chapter discusses how the features that once made them strong have significantly eroded—and therefore contribute toward the ... More


Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Julie Evans, Ann Genovese, Alexander Reilly, and Patrick Wolfe

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter presents two cardinal formulae in British colonial discourse under which invaders acquired Native land for settlement. Under the doctrine of terra nullius, as instantiated ... More


In the Beginning, All the World Was America: John Locke’s Global Theory of Property

Onur Ulas Ince

in Colonial Capitalism and the Dilemmas of Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190637293
eISBN:
9780190637323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637293.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter offers an analysis of John Locke’s theory of property in the context of Atlantic colonial capitalism. Breaking with interpretations that center on Locke’s theory of labor, the chapter ... More


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