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Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights under International Law : From Victims to Actors.

Author: Jeremie Gilbert; Ebooks Corporation.
Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book addresses the right of indigenous peoples to live, own and use their traditional territories. A profound relationship with land and territories characterizes indigenous groups, but indigenous peoples have been and are repeatedly deprived of their lands. This book analyses whether the international legal regime provides indigenous peoples with the collective right to live on their traditional territories.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremie Gilbert; Ebooks Corporation.
ISBN: 9789047431305 9047431308
OCLC Number: 728779480
Description: 1 online resource (352 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgments; About the Author; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Territoriality: The Thread of Indigenous Cultures; PART I: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AS VICTIMS: THEORIES OF DISPOSSESSION; Chapter 1: Means of Acquisition; A. The Conquest of Indigenous Terrorities; B. The Occupation of Indigenous Terrorities; C. Conclusion; Chapter 2: Means of Extinguishment; A. The Extinguishment of Indigenous Territorial Sovereignty by Colonial Treaties; B. Theories of Extinguishable Indigenous Land Rights; C. Conclusion; PART II: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AS SUBJECTS: THEORIES OF PROTECTION AND REPARATION. Chapter 3: Land Rights as Proprietary RightsA. Promises and Weaknesses of the Property Rights Discourse; B.A Right to Use: Land Rights as a Cultural Right; C. Conclusion; Chapter 4: Remedies: Restitution and Special Measures; A. Reparations: Restitution and Compensation; B. Special Measures and Land Rights; C. Conclusion; PART III INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AS ACTORS: NEGOTIATING LAND RIGHTS; Chapter 5: Self-Determination and Autonomy: Emerging Standards on Territorial Negotiations; A. The Self-Determination and Land Rights Nexus; B. Autonomy and Implications for Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights. C. Conclusion: Self-Determination and Autonomy as Rights to NegotiationChapter 6: Modern Treaties and Land Rights: The Renewal of a Dialogue; A. Land for Peace: Peace Agreements and Indigenous Peoples' Territorial Rights; B. Land Claim Settlement Agreements and Land Use Agreements; C. Conclusion; Conclusion; Table of Treaties and Instruments; Table of Cases; Selected Bibliography; Index.

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This book addresses the right of indigenous peoples to live, own and use their traditional territories. A profound relationship with land and territories characterizes indigenous groups, but indigenous peoples have been and are repeatedly deprived of their lands. This book analyses whether the international legal regime provides indigenous peoples with the collective right to live on their traditional territories. Through its meticulous and wide-ranging examination of the interaction between international law and indigenous peoples' land rights, the work explores several burning issues such as.

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