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Victims of progress

Author: John H Bodley
Publisher: Menlo Park, Calif. : Cummings Pub. Co., [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comparative study of the impact of modern civilization and technology on tribal peoples includes data on Aborigines, with particular emphasis on adverse effects of white civilization.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H Bodley
ISBN: 0846505401 9780846505402
OCLC Number: 1323935
Description: viii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Indigenous Peoples and Culture Scale --
Culture Scale, Culture Process, and Indigenous Peoples --
Large-Scale versus Small-Scale Society and Culture --
The Problem of Global-Scale Society and Culture --
Social Scale and Social Power --
Negative Development: The Global Pattern --
Policy Implications --
2. Progress and Indigenous Peoples Progress: The Commercial Explosion --
The Culture of Consumption --
Resource Appropriation and Acculturation --
The Role of Ethnocentrism --
Civilization's Unwilling Conscripts --
Cultural Pride versus Progress --
The Principle of Stabilization --
3. The Uncontrolled Frontier --
The Frontier Process --
Demographic Impact of the Frontier --
4. We Fought with Spears --
The Punitive Raid --
Wars of Extermination --
Guns against Spears --
5. The Extension of Government Control --
Aims andPhilosophy of Administration --
Tribal Peoples and National Unity --
TheTransfer of Sovereignty --
Treaty Making --
Bringing Government to the Tribes --
The Political Integration Process --
Anthropology and Native Administration --
6. Land Policies --
The People-Land Relationship --
Land Policy Variables --
7. Cultural Modification Policies --
These Are the Things That Obstruct Progress --
Social Engineering: How to Do It --
8. Economic Globalization --
Forced Labor: Harnessing the Heathens --
Learning the Dignity of Labor: Taxes and Discipline --
Creating Progressive Consumers --
Promoting Technological Change --
Tourism and Indigenous Peoples --
9. The Price of Progress --
Progress and the Quality of Life --
Diseases of Development --
Ecocide --
Deprivation and Discrimination --
10. The Political Struggle for Indigenous Self-Determination --
Who AreIndigenous Peoples? --
The Initial Political Movements --
Creating Nunavut --
Kuna Self-Determination --
The Political Struggle --
The Shuar Solution --
Indian Unity in Colombia --
The Dene Nation: Land, Not Money --
Land Rights and the Outstation Movement in Australia --
Philippine Tribals: No More Retreat --
The International Arena --
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples --
11. Petroleum, the Commercial World, and Indigenous Peoples --
Petroleum: The Unsustainable Foundation of the Commercial World --
The Gwich'in and Oil Development in the Sacred Place Where Life Begins --
Petroleum Development and Indigenous Rights in Ecuador --
Global Warming and Indigenous Peoples --
The Indigenous Response to Global Warming --
12. Human Rights and the Politics of Ethnocide --
The Realists: Humanitarian Imperialists and Scientists --
The World Bank: Operational Manual 2005 and False Assurances --
The Idealist Preservationists --
You Can't Leave Them Alone: The Realists Prevail --
Indigenous Peoples' Rights Advocates --
Voluntary Isolation in the Twenty-First Century.
Responsibility: John H. Bodley.

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Comparative study of the impact of modern civilization and technology on tribal peoples includes data on Aborigines, with particular emphasis on adverse effects of white civilization.

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