Post Tagged with: "self-determination"

Edited Collection – Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination: Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Edited Collection – Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination: Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Indigenous peoples find themselves locked in power struggles with states and transnational actors who resist their claims, raising important questions in theory and practice.

Self-Determination, Relational Autonomy, and Transnational Mediation

Self-Determination, Relational Autonomy, and Transnational Mediation

The main obstacle to restoring Indigenous self-determination is that governments face only occasional external pressure to uphold the principles of the UN Declaration.

Implementing Indigenous Self-Determination: The Case of the Sámi in Norway

Implementing Indigenous Self-Determination: The Case of the Sámi in Norway

A relational approach is required because the strengthening of indigenous political participation depends on greater space for dialogue and shared understandings.

Māori Self-determination and a Liberal Theory of Indigeneity

Māori Self-determination and a Liberal Theory of Indigeneity

Liberal democracy succeeds only when people have reason to share confidence in the system’s capacity to distribute power and authority fairly, reasonably, & inclusively.

China & the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The Tibetan Case

China & the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The Tibetan Case

Until China acknowledges its international obligations and stops using sovereignty as a shield, the deplorable human rights situation in Tibet seems destined to continue.

Revitalizing African Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Knowledge Production

Revitalizing African Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Knowledge Production

A generic application of foreign ways of knowing and knowledge production – including technology systems in African cultural conditions – is inappropriate.

Self-Determination and Indigenous Health: Is There a Connection?

Self-Determination and Indigenous Health: Is There a Connection?

When people lack autonomy their mental and physical health tends to deteriorate, and for those who feel the least autonomous, the outcomes are generally the worst.

Knowledge, Technology, and the Pragmatic Dimensions of Self-Determination

Knowledge, Technology, and the Pragmatic Dimensions of Self-Determination

Indigenous uses of ICTs are about connecting to homelands, strengthening ways of knowing, disseminating ideas about what it takes to survive, resist, and transform.

Self-Determination as Anti-Extractivism: How Indigenous Resistance Challenges IR

Self-Determination as Anti-Extractivism: How Indigenous Resistance Challenges IR

Indigeneity is a valuable approach to understanding world politics as much as it is a critical concept to move beyond state-centrism in International Relations.

Self-Determination: A Perspective from Abya Yala

Self-Determination: A Perspective from Abya Yala

In their approaches to indigenous rights, both the EZLN and MAS allow us to critically explore what is at stake in our efforts to overcome (neo)colonialism.

Tibetan Self-Determination: A Stark Choice for an Abandoned People

Tibetan Self-Determination: A Stark Choice for an Abandoned People

Tibetans have been abandoned to their fate. Neither the USA nor Russia wish to set the agenda and engage directly with China over self-rule for the indigenous Tibetans.

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