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Indigenous Rights in the Age of the UN Declaration

Indigenous Rights in the Age of the UN Declaration Author Elvira Pulitano
ISBN-10 9781107022447
Release 2012-05-24
Pages 352
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Elvira Pulitano examines the relevance of international law in advancing indigenous peoples' struggles for self-determination and cultural flourishing.

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights Author Patrick Thornberry
ISBN-10 1929446225
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 484
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SoftcoverThis book is the first full-length study of the rights of indigenous peoples, and looks at the historical, cultural, and legal background to the position of indigenous peoples in a range of different cultures, including America, Africa and Australia.The book defines who and what indigenous peoples actually are, and looks at their position in the light of the development of international law. It then looks at their legal position, and their economic, social and cultural rights in respect of various laws and conventions passed on a national and international scale throughout the world.Among the global and regional legal instruments considered in the book are The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Racial Discrimination Convention, The African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights, the UN Draft Declaration in Indigenous Peoples and The Proposed American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.The development of human rights legislation and principles as a central tenet of international law has been of considerable benefit to indigenous peoples, although the language of human rights does not always suit indigenous societies, and sets apparent limits to the kind of social practices embraced. This is still a vitally important issue and the emotional subject of reciprocity still needs to be handled sensitively.

Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy

Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy Author Mario Blaser
ISBN-10 9780774859349
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 312
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The passage of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 focused attention on the ways in which Indigenous peoples are adapting to the pressures of globalization and development. This volume extends the discussion by presenting case studies from around the world that explore how Indigenous peoples are engaging with and challenging globalization and Western views of autonomy. Taken together, these insightful studies reveal that concepts such as globalization and autonomy neither encapsulate nor explain Indigenous peoples' experiences.

The World the Text and the Indian

The World  the Text  and the Indian Author Scott Richard Lyons
ISBN-10 9781438464459
Release 2017-03-27
Pages 346
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Advances critical conversations in Native American literary studies by situating its subject in global, transnational, and modernizing contexts. Since the rise of the Native American Renaissance in literature and culture during the American civil rights period, a rich critical discourse has been developed to provide a range of interpretive frameworks for the study, recovery, and teaching of Native American literary and cultural production. For the past few decades the dominant framework has been nationalism, a critical perspective placing emphasis on specific tribal nations and nationalist concepts. While this nationalist intervention has produced important insights and questions regarding Native American literature, culture, and politics it has not always attended to the important fact that Native texts and writers have also always been globalized. The World, the Text, and the Indian breaks from this framework by examining Native American literature not for its tribal-national significance but rather its connections to global, transnational, and cosmopolitan forces. Essays by leading scholars in the field assume that Native American literary and cultural production is global in character; even claims to sovereignty and self-determination are made in global contexts and influenced by global forces. Spanning from the nineteenth century to the present day, these analyses of theories, texts, and methods—from trans-indigenous to cosmopolitan, George Copway to Sherman Alexie, and indigenous feminism to book history—interrogate the dialects of global indigeneity and settler colonialism in literary and visual culture.

Therapeutic Nations

Therapeutic Nations Author Dian Million
ISBN-10 9780816530182
Release 2013-09-26
Pages 230
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Therapeutic Nations is one of the first books to demonstrate trauma's wide-ranging historical origins, and it offers a new indigenous feminist critique ofthe conversation of healing. Million's theoretical sophistication and original research make the book relevant across a range of disciplines as it challenges key concepts of American Indian and indigenous studies

Making the Declaration Work

Making the Declaration Work Author Claire Charters
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105133122114
Release 2009
Pages 390
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The authors of this collective book, of interest to the specialist as well as the general public, were for many years intimately involved in the Declaration process. It tells the story of the Declaration from the inside, detailing its history, negotiations, content, and broader significance. Contributions come from the world over ranging from indigenous activists, to members of the Human Rights Council and its various working groups and mechanisms, as well as UN and governmental officials who engineered the process from beginning to end.

Indigenous Data Sovereignty

Indigenous Data Sovereignty Author Tahu Kukutai
ISBN-10 9781760460310
Release 2016-11-14
Pages 318
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As the global ‘data revolution’ accelerates, how can the data rights and interests of indigenous peoples be secured? Premised on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, this book argues that indigenous peoples have inherent and inalienable rights relating to the collection, ownership and application of data about them, and about their lifeways and territories. As the first book to focus on indigenous data sovereignty, it asks: what does data sovereignty mean for indigenous peoples, and how is it being used in their pursuit of self-determination? The varied group of mostly indigenous contributors theorise and conceptualise this fast-emerging field and present case studies that illustrate the challenges and opportunities involved. These range from indigenous communities grappling with issues of identity, governance and development, to national governments and NGOs seeking to formulate a response to indigenous demands for data ownership. While the book is focused on the CANZUS states of Canada, Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand and the United States, much of the content and discussion will be of interest and practical value to a broader global audience. ‘A debate-shaping book … it speaks to a fast-emerging field; it has a lot of important things to say; and the timing is right.’ — Stephen Cornell, Professor of Sociology and Faculty Chair of the Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona ‘The effort … in this book to theorise and conceptualise data sovereignty and its links to the realisation of the rights of indigenous peoples is pioneering and laudable.’ — Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Baguio City, Philippines

Reflections on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Reflections on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Author Stephen Allen
ISBN-10 9781847316233
Release 2011-01-12
Pages 620
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The adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by the United Nations General Assembly on 13 September 2007 was acclaimed as a major success for the United Nations system given the extent to which it consolidates and develops the international corpus of indigenous rights. This is the first in-depth academic analysis of this far-reaching instrument. Indigenous representatives have argued that the rights contained in the Declaration, and the processes by which it was formulated, obligate affected States to accept the validity of its provisions and its interpretation of contested concepts (such as 'culture', 'land', 'ownership' and 'self-determination'). This edited collection contains essays written by the main protagonists in the development of the Declaration; indigenous representatives; and field-leading academics. It offers a comprehensive institutional, thematic and regional analysis of the Declaration. In particular, it explores the Declaration's normative resonance for international law and considers the ways in which this international instrument could catalyse institutional action and influence the development of national laws and policies on indigenous issues.

Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples

Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples Author Florencia Roulet
ISBN-10 8790730070
Release 1999-01
Pages 176
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Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples book for free.

A Global History of Indigenous Peoples

A Global History of Indigenous Peoples Author K. Coates
ISBN-10 9780230509078
Release 2004-10-29
Pages 297
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A Global History of Indigenous Peoples examines the history of the indigenous/tribal peoples of the world. The work spans the period from the pivotal migrations which saw the peopling of the world, examines the processes by which tribal peoples established themselves as separate from surplus-based and more material societies, and considers the impact of the policies of domination and colonization which brought dramatic change to indigenous cultures. The book covers both tribal societies affected by the expansion of European empires and those indigenous cultures influenced by the economic and military expansion of non-European powers. The work concludes with a discussion of contemporary political and legal conflicts between tribal peoples and nation-states and the on-going effort to sustain indigenous cultures in the face of globalization, resource developments and continued threats to tribal lands and societies.

The Indigenous World 2017

The Indigenous World 2017 Author Kathe Jepsen
ISBN-10 8792786723
Release 2017-05-31
Pages 600
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In over sixty articles and country reports, The Indigenous World 2017 gives a comprehensive update on the current situation of indigenous peoples and their human rights and reports on the most important developments in international processes of relevance to indigenous peoples during 2016. The yearbook is an essential source of information and an indispensable tool for those who need to be informed about the most recent issues and developments that have impacted indigenous peoples worldwide. The Indigenous World is produced by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) in collaboration with indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the 21st Century

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the 21st Century Author Gordon Brown
ISBN-10 9781783742219
Release 2016-04-18
Pages 146
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The Global Citizenship Commission was convened, under the leadership of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and the auspices of NYU’s Global Institute for Advanced Study, to re-examine the spirit and stirring words of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The result – this volume – offers a 21st-century commentary on the original document, furthering the work of human rights and illuminating the ideal of global citizenship. What does it mean for each of us to be members of a global community? Since 1948, the Declaration has stood as a beacon and a standard for a better world. Yet the work of making its ideals real is far from over. Hideous and systemic human rights abuses continue to be perpetrated at an alarming rate around the world. Too many people, particularly those in power, are hostile to human rights or indifferent to their claims. Meanwhile, our global interdependence deepens. Bringing together world leaders and thinkers in the fields of politics, ethics, and philosophy, the Commission set out to develop a common understanding of the meaning of global citizenship – one that arises from basic human rights and empowers every individual in the world. This landmark report affirms the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and seeks to renew the 1948 enterprise, and the very ideal of the human family, for our day and generation.

International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand

International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand Author Andrew Erueti
ISBN-10 1776560485
Release 2017-09
Pages 232
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Over the past four decades, international indigenous rights have become a prominent aspect of international law and are now enshrined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Yet, while endorsed by Aotearoa New Zealand in 2010, little remains known about how these standards came about, how the international movement that created them was established, and the implications of these standards on national reforms already protecting Maori rights. International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand seeks to answer these questions. This collection of essays places the Declaration in the context of New Zealand rights around such issues as Treaty settlements, mining policy and the status of Maori children. Crucially, it also asks how Maori can hold New Zealand to account against international indigenous rights. Contributors: Natalie Baird, Claire Breen, Claire Charters, Sarah Down, Andrew Erueti, Kirsty Gover, Justice Matthew S R Palmer, Matthew S Smith, Fleur Te Aho, Linda Te Aho, Tracey Whare

Human Rights in the World Community

Human Rights in the World Community Author Burns H. Weston
ISBN-10 9780812247381
Release 2016-03-15
Pages 496
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Designed for educational use in international relations, law, political science, economics, and philosophy classes, Human Rights in the World Community treats the full range of human rights issues, including implementation problems and processes involving international, national, and nongovernmental action. Now with online appendices.

Rights and Liberties in the Biotech Age

Rights and Liberties in the Biotech Age Author Sheldon Krimsky
ISBN-10 0742543412
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 235
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The authors in this book, with their carefully reasoned calls for a genetic bill of rights, seem to me to be making a powerful conservative argument, and proposing amendments far more sensible, human, and rational than the zealotry promoted by men like More. They are assuming there is great value in human beings as we have known them, in plants and food crops as we have slowly and within clear boundaries develop them over millennia, in the relationship between human being and the natural world.

Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights Author D. Vaver
ISBN-10 0415330882
Release 2006
Pages 312
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Intellectual Property Rights has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Intellectual Property Rights also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Intellectual Property Rights book for free.

Realizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Realizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Author Jackie Hartley
ISBN-10 9781895830569
Release 2010-05-01
Pages 288
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The contributors explain the provisions of the Declaration, and how it provides a framework for ensuring justice, dignity, and security for the world's Indigenous peoples, the development and adoption of the Declaration, and ways and means of implementing the Declaration within Canada and internationally. This book provides accessible information and guidance on the Declaration and how it might be used to advance human rights.