Handbook of indigenous peoples' rights / edited by Corinne Lennox and Damien Short.

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Published: London : Routledge, 2016.
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Series:Routledge international handbooks
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Format: Electronic eBook
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgement; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; Introduction; Indigeneity; Indigenous peoples' rights; International law and mechanisms for indigenous rights; Mobilizing for indigenous rights; Conclusion; References; Part I: Indigeneity; 2. Philosophical justifications for Indigenous rights; Introduction; Liberalism and the rights of minority cultures; Indigenous rights and intercultural constitutionalism; References; 3. Beyond Black and White: Essentialism, hybridity and Indigeneity.

  • IntroductionExclusivity and cultural alterity; Marginality; Physicality; Morality; Summary; Towards Indigeneity as an open signifier; Notes; References; 4. Indigenous membership and human rights: When self-identification meets self-constitution; Introduction; Backdrop; What does international law say about indigenous membership?; HRC decisions on indigenous membership-do these shed light on an appropriate methodology?; The HRC at home in Canada: membership claims and First Nations; The consequences of the HRC ruling: Bill C-31; Conclusion; Notes; References; Part II: Right and governance.

  • 5. The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesIntroduction; Background; Legal issues; Definition of indigenous peoples; Collective rights; Cultural identity; Human rights and cultural identity; Right on lands and self-determination; Self-determination, states and indigenous peoples; Consultation; Conclusion; Notes; References; 6. Development projects and indigenous peoples' land: Defining the scope of free, prior and informed consent; Introduction; The meaning of free, prior and informed consent.

  • FPIC and Article 32(2) of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesThe Inter-American Court of Human Rights; Human rights treaty bodies; The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights; UN bodies dealing specifically with indigenous peoples' rights; The International Labour Organization; Conclusions; Notes; References; 7. Exploring indigenous self-government and forms of autonomy; Introduction; Autonomy: an introduction; Does the right to autonomy for indigenous peoples exist?; From international constraint to domestic practices; Conclusion; Notes; References.

  • 8. Reparations for indigenous peoples in Canada, New Zealand and AustraliaIntroduction; Judicial recognition of existing property rights; Reparations for the effects of colonization; Conclusion; References; 9. The long reach of frontier justice: Canadian land claims as a human rights violation; Introduction; The Cree and Quebec; The Innu and Labrador-Quebec: 'Tshash Petapen' or 'New Dawn' Agreement; Conclusion; Notes; References; Part III: Indigenous women's rights; 10. Indigenous women's rights and international law: Challenges of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.