Victims of Progress / Edition 5

Victims of Progress / Edition 5

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by John H. Bodley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759111480

ISBN-13: 9780759111486

Pub. Date: 04/11/2008

Publisher: AltaMira Press

This compelling account of the effect of technology and development on indigenous peoples throughout the world examines major issues of intervention: social engineering, economic development, self-determination, health and disease, and ecocide. Victims of Progress provides a provocative context in which to think about civilization and its costs.

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This compelling account of the effect of technology and development on indigenous peoples throughout the world examines major issues of intervention: social engineering, economic development, self-determination, health and disease, and ecocide. Victims of Progress provides a provocative context in which to think about civilization and its costs.

About the Author:
John H. Bodley is a cultural anthropologist and Regents Professor at Washington State University and author of Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems, Fifth Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759111486
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/11/2008
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
358
Sales rank:
454,016
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Indigenous Peoples and Culture Scale 1

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 15

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 37

The Frontier Process

Demographic Impact of the Frontier

4 We Fought with Spears 57

The Punitive Raid

Wars of Extermination

Guns against Spears

5 The Extension of Government Control 75

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 95

The People-Land Relationship

Land Policy Variables

7 Cultural Modification Policies 117

These Are the Things That Obstruct Progress

Social Engineering: How to Do It

8 Economic Globalization 141

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 167

Progress and the Quality of Life

Diseases of Development

Ecocide

Deprivation and Discrimination

10 The Political Struggle for Indigenous Self-Determination 185

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 231

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 251

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

Appendix

Bibliography

Index

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