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Indigenous rights and development : self-determination in an Amazonian community

Indigenous rights and development : self-determination in an Amazonian community

Author: Andrew Gray
Publisher: Providence : Berghahn Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Over a period of about two decades the indigenous movement has grown into an international force, making a marked impact on the United Nations and the International Labor Organization. In this volume, the author looks at the growing consciousness among the Arakmbut who are increasingly demanding that their rights to their territories and resources should be respected in tandem with the growing development of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gray, Andrew, 1955-
Indigenous rights and development.
Providence : Berghahn Books, 1997
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Gray
ISBN: 1571818758 9781571818751 1571818863 9781571818867 1571818375 9781571818379
OCLC Number: 36178561
Description: xxi, 354 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Indigenous Rights from Patio to Palais --
Ch. 2. State and Community in the Peruvian Amazon --
Ch. 3. Losing Control: Arakmbut Territories and Resources --
Ch. 4. Peoples, Persons, and Plurals --
Ch. 5. Knowing Your Place: Cultural Heritage --
Ch. 6. Arakmbut Governance --
Ch. 7. Self-development: An Alternative to the Impasse --
Ch. 8. Self-determination and Arakmbut Decolonisation.
Responsibility: Andrew Gray.


The Arakmbut are an indigenous people in the southeastern Peruvian rain forest who have survived with their culture intact despite encounters with missionaries since the 1950s and a gold rush into  Read more...


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