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International Law and Indigenous Peoples

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ISBN13: 9780754621621
ISBN: 0754621626
Published: May 2003
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This series brings together a collection of journal articles in international law. In addition each volume contains an informative introduction which provides an overview of the subject matter and justification of why the articles were collected. The series contains collections of articles in a manner that is of use for both teaching and research.

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Contents:
Historical antecedents and their contemporary significance: Greg Marks, indigenous peoples in international law - the significance of Francisco de Vitoria and Bartolome de las Casas; Douglas Sanders, the re-emergence of indigenous questions in international law. The argument for recognition of indigenous sovereignty on the basis of established modern principles: Darlene M. Johnston, the quest of the Six Nations Confederacy for self-determination; John Howard Clinebell, Jim Thomson, sovereignty and self-determination - the rights of native Americans under international law. The dynamics and challenges of the contemporary international indigenous rights movement: Robert A. Williams, Jr, encounters on the frontiers of international human rights law - redefining the terms of indigenous peoples' survival in the world; Benedict Kingsbury, 'indigenous peoples' in international law - a constructivist approach to the Asian controversy. The emergence and contours of a new indigenous rights regime: Siegfried Wiessner, the rights of indigenous peoples - a global and comparative international legal analysis; Lee Swepston, a new step in the international law on indigenous and tribal peoples - ILO Convention Number 169 of 1989; Erica-Irene Daes, some considerations on the right of indigenous peoples to self-determination. Invoking the contemporary indigenous rights regime - two examples: Gillian Triggs, Australia's indigenous peoples and international law - validity of the Native Title Amendment Act 1998; S. James Anaya, the native Hawaiian people and international human rights law - toward a remedy for past and continuing wrongs.