From Tribal Village to Global Village: Indian Rights and International Relations in Latin America

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Overview

“Drawing upon exhaustive, original research on indigenous political movements in five Latin American countries, this impressive work provides a sophisticated, persuasive, and nuanced analysis of how even the poorest and most marginalized groups in Latin American society can influence broader national and international institutions by projecting ethnic identities onto the global stage.” —Kenneth M. Roberts, University of New Mexico

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“Drawing upon exhaustive, original research on indigenous political movements in five Latin American countries, this impressive work provides a sophisticated, persuasive, and nuanced analysis of how even the poorest and most marginalized groups in Latin American society can influence broader national and international institutions by projecting ethnic identities onto the global stage.” —Kenneth M. Roberts, University of New Mexico
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804734592
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2000
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Alison Brysk is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of The Politics of Human Rights in Argentina (Stanford, 19

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acronyms and Organizations
Introduction: When Worlds Collide 1
1 Theory: On Power, Borders, and Meaning 29
2 Voice in the Village: Building a Social Movement 55
3 State Security: Power Versus Principle 106
4 "Indian Market": Profit Versus Purpose 145
5 Identities Across Borders: The Politics of Global Civil Society 188
6 New Times: The Impact of the Movement 246
Conclusion: It Takes a Village 283
References 305
Index 335
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