ISBN-10:
1138793329
ISBN-13:
9781138793323
Pub. Date:
04/11/2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law / Edition 1

Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law / Edition 1

by Kathleen Birrell
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ISBN-13: 9781138793323
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/11/2016
Series: Indigenous Peoples and the Law Series
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Kathleen Birrell is based at Birkbeck School of Law

Table of Contents

PART I: NARRATIVES

Introduction

The Question of Indigeneity

(Mis)recognising Indigeneity

The Legal Indigene

Performing Indigeneity

Unsettling Indigeneity

The Literary Indigene

A Strange Play

Puncturing the Horizon

Positioning

To Speak of the Other

Synopsis

PART II: INDIGENEITY

Introduction

An Imperial Orientation

Subjects of Empire

An Impossible Object

Return of the Native

The Proper Indigene

The Legal Archive

An Originary Indigeneity

An Essential Ghost

Indigeneity as Other

Desiring Indigeneity

Before the Law

PART III: LAW

Introduction

Juridical Violence

The Madness of the Decision

Justice as Law

An Idea of Justice

Legitimate Fictions

The Last Uncharted Continent

The Colonial Gaze

Origin and Content

Mythic Indigeneity

The Ancient Tribe

Law as Literature

PART IV: LITERATURE

Introduction

A Fictive Institution

The Postcolonial Project

Mimetic Indigeneities

Becoming Indigeneity

(Re)imagining Indigeneity

A Law of Alterity

A Subversive Juridicity

Recuperative Jurisprudences

Decolonising Country

Beyond the Law

To Conclude

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