Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy: Insights for a Global Age (Globalization and Autonomy Series)

Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy: Insights for a Global Age (Globalization and Autonomy Series)

By: Mario Blaser (editor), Deborah McGregor (editor), William D. Coleman (editor), Ravi de Costa (editor)Paperback

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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.

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Mario Blaser is Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal studies at Memorial University. Ravi de Costa is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. Deborah McGregor is an associate professor cross-appointed in the Department of Geography and Planning and the Aboriginal studies program at the University of Toronto. William D. Coleman is CIGI Chair in Globalization and Public Policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo. Contributors: Kristina Maud Bergeron, Harvey A. Feit, Erich Fox Tree, Alex Khasnabish, Monica Mulrennan, Marcelo Fernandez Osco, Richard J. "Dick" Preston, Pablo Mariman Quemenado, Colin Scott, Rebeka Tabobondung


Preface Part 1: Introduction 1 Reconfiguring the Web of Life: Indigenous Peoples, Relationality, and Globalization / Mario Blaser, Ravi de Costa, Deborah McGregor, and William D. Coleman 2 Ayllu: Decolonial Critical Thinking and (An)other Autonomy / Marcelo Fernandez Osco Part 2: Emergences 3 Neoliberal Governance and James Bay Cree Governance: Negotiated Agreements, Oppositional Struggles, and Co-Governance / Harvey A. Feit 4 Global Linguistics, Mayan Languages, and the Cultivation of Autonomy / Erich Fox Tree 5 Global Activism and Changing Identities: Interconnecting the Global and the Local - The Grand Council of the Crees and the Saami Council / Kristina Maud Bergeron 6 Indigenous Perspectives on Globalization: Self-Determination through Autonomous Media Creation / Rebeka Tabobondung 7 Reconfiguring Mare Nullius: Torres Strait Islanders, Indigenous Sea Rights, and the Divergence of Domestic and International Norms / Colin Scott and Monica Mulrennan Part 3: Absences 8 Making Alternatives Visible: The Meaning of Autonomy for the Mapuche of Cholchol (Ngulumapu, Chile) / Pablo Mariman Quemenado 9 Twentieth-Century Transformations of East Cree Spirituality and Autonomy / Richard J. "Dick" Preston Part 4: Hope 10 The International Order of Hope: Zapatismo and the Fourth World War / Alex Khasnabish Afterword / Ravi de Costa Works Cited Contributors Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780774817936
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780774817936
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0774817933

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