Political Theory and the Rights of Indigenous Peoplesby Duncan Ivison
Pub. Date: 10/28/2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book focuses on the problem of justice for indigenous peoples and the key questions this poses for political theory. The contributors examine how political theory has contributed to the past subjugation and continuing disadvantage faced by indigenous peoples, while also seeking to identify ways that contemporary political thought can assist the "decolonization"… See more details below
This book focuses on the problem of justice for indigenous peoples and the key questions this poses for political theory. The contributors examine how political theory has contributed to the past subjugation and continuing disadvantage faced by indigenous peoples, while also seeking to identify ways that contemporary political thought can assist the "decolonization" of relations between indigenous and nonindigenous peoples.
Duncan Ivison, Paul Patton, Will Sanders, J. G. A. Pocock, James Tully, Jeremy Webber, Roger Maaka, Augie Fleras, Audra Simpson, Manuhuia Barcham, Sonia Smallacombe, John Bern, Susan Dodds, William E. Connolly, Philip Pettit, Will Kymlicka, Iris Young.
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Table of ContentsList of contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction Duncan Ivison, Paul Patton and Will Sanders; Part I. Sovereignty: 2. Waitangi as mystery of state: consequences of the ascription of federative capacity to the Māori J. G. A. Pocock; 3. The struggles of indigenous peoples for and of freedom James Tully; 4. Beyond regret: Mabo's implications for Australian constitutionalism Jeremy Webber; 5. Engaging with indigeneity: Tino Rangatiratanga in Aotearoa Roger Maaka and Augie Fleras; Part II. Identity: 6. Paths towards a Mohawk nation: narratives of citizenship and nationhood in Kahnawake Audra Simpson; 7. (De)Constructing the politics of indigeneity Manuhuia Barcham; 8. On display for its aesthetic beauty: how western institutions fabricate knowledge about aboriginal cultural heritage Sonia Smallacombe; 9. On the plurality of interests: aboriginal self-government and land rights John Bern and Susan Dodds; Part III. Democracy: 10. The liberal image of the nation William E. Connolly; 11. Minority claims under two conceptions of democracy Philip Pettit; 12. American multiculturalism and the 'nations within' Will Kymlicka; 13. Hybrid democracy: Iroquois federalism and the postcolonial project Iris Marion Young; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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