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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 Kamar

S.C. Dube

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book takes a comprehensive look at the Kamar tribe, an aboriginal tribe located within the Central Province (present day Chhattisgarh) of India. It presents an anthropological monograph on the ... More


Tribal Law and Its Breaches

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the laws being upheld by the Kamar society and its possible breaches. It observes that the present tribal administrative system of the Kamars is similar to the British ... More


The Enigma of Federal Reform: The Tribal Law and Order Act and the Violence Against Women Act

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on a discussion of contemporary policy and potential reform. It provides detailed information about recent federal reform in the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 and the ... More


Introduction: Arguing with Tradition in Native America

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book analyzes tradition and culture as discourses in and of contemporary tribal law by considering the microdetails of face-to-face communication in one tribal legal context: that of property ... More


Moral Order: Aspiration and Emulation

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines tribal and village laws. It argues that some laws are bound up with a sense of community, and the ways in which insiders can be distinguished from outsiders, some with ... More


The Giving State

Sanjoy Chakravorty

in The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089544
eISBN:
9780199082438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089544.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is a brief but comprehensive study of the effects of six decades of land reforms in independent India. Land reform laws have been created at the national and state government levels on ... More


Examples of Alternative Legal Systems in India

Mahendra Pal Singh and Niraj Kumar

in The Indian Legal System: An Enquiry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489879
eISBN:
9780199095650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489879.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

There are systems of law within the Indian jurisdiction that either do not rely on the state legal system at all or rely on it only partially. These include systems of religious personal law, tribal ... More


The Discursive Creation of Ethnicity

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter focuses on the British creation of ethnicity in North-Western Ghana and the colonial ‘invention’ of ethnic names, stereotypes, and tribal histories. Discussing the changing conditions ... More


Genocide by Other Means: US Federal Indian Law and Violence against Native Women in Louise Erdrich’s

Eric Cheyfitz and Shari M. Huhndorf

in New Directions in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Louise Erdrich’s prize-winning novel The Round House tells a story about rape on the reservation that reflects on alarmingly high rates of sexual violence against Native women and the roots of this ... More


Suffering into Truth: Hopi Law as Narrative Interaction

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the details of the Hopi Tribe's courtroom interaction with theories of legal narrativity via recent anthropological studies of narrative interaction. It analyzes a third Hopi ... More


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