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Decolonising Indigenous Rights : Routledge Studies in Anthropology - Adolfo de Oliveira

Decolonising Indigenous Rights

Routledge Studies in Anthropology

By: Adolfo de Oliveira (Editor)

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Published: 3rd November 2008
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Covering a wide range of issues, this book examines the experiences and perceptions of indigenous peoples in the context of the national states and political systems that have been externally imposed and implemented upon them. Fascinating and incisive, the text discusses a range of areas such as:

* indigenous territories
* concepts of political autonomy and sovereignty that have been used to describe and constitute indigenous political projects
* Western notions of education in relation to indigenous societies' educational practice
* the broad Western historical understanding of the relationship with indigenous societies and the adequacy of the legal notion of 'belief' to depict Aboriginal religiosity.

Contributors to this volume include anthropologists, jurists, educators, indigenous activists, scholars and sociologists.

Introduction: Decolonising Approaches to Indigenous Rights
Indigenous Peoples and their Territories
The Reconstruction of Waimiri-Atroari Territories
Legal Process of Abolition of Collective Property: The Mapuche Case
Religion, Belief and Action: The Case of Ngarrindjeri Women's Business' on Hindmarsh Island, South Australia, 1991-1996
American Indian Sovereignty: Now you See it, Now you Don't
A Possible Indigenism: The Limits of the Constitutional Ammendment in Argentina
Strategies for Equities in Indigenous Education: Canadian First Nations Case Study Marlene Atleo 8 Notes on the Role of the Teacher in Indigenous School Education
Disease versus genocide: The Debate over Population
Indigenous People, Civil Society and the Environment: The Struggle for Sustainability
Bibliography
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780415339506
ISBN-10: 0415339502
Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 222
Published: 3rd November 2008
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1