Author profile: Manuela Lavinas Picq

Manuela Lavinas Picq is Professor of International Relations at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. Her research focuses on the role of gender and Indigeneity in the practice and study of world politics. She is currently a Member at the Institute for Advanced Study, where she is finishing a book locating Indigenous women politics in international relations and starting a project about the Amazon as a cosmopolitan space.

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

Manuela Lavinas Picq • May 21 2014 • Articles

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.

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