ISBN-10:
0195173503
ISBN-13:
9780195173505
Pub. Date:
09/03/2004
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Indigenous Peoples in International Law / Edition 2

Indigenous Peoples in International Law / Edition 2

by S. James Anaya
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Overview

In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of the first book-length treatment of the subject, S. James Anaya incorporates references to all the latest treaties and recent developments in the international law of indigenous peoples. Anaya demonstrates that, while historical trends in international law largely facilitated colonization of indigenous peoples and their lands, modern international law's human rights program has been modestly responsive to indigenous peoples' aspirations to survive as distinct communities in control of their own destinies.

This book provides a theoretically grounded and practically oriented synthesis of the historical, contemporary and emerging international law related to indigenous peoples. It will be of great interest to scholars and lawyers in international law and human rights, as well as to those interested in the dynamics of indigenous and ethnic identity.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195173505
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/03/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 1,199,989
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

S. James Anaya is James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy at the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, where he teaches and writes in the fields of international human rights, indigenous peoples' rights, and constitutional law. He has practiced law representing Native American peoples and organizations in matters before United States courts and international institutions.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I. DEVELOPMENTS OVER TIME
1. The Historical Context
2. Developments within the Modern Era of Human Rights
Part II. CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL NORMS
3. Self-Determination: A Foundational Principle
4. Norms Elaborating the Elements of Self-Determination
5. The Duty of States to Implement International Norms
Part III. NORM IMPLEMENTATION AND INTERNATIONAL PROCEDURES
6. International Monitoring Procedures
7. International Complaint Procedures
Conclusion
Appendix: Selected Documents
Bibliography
Table of Principle Documents
Table of Cases
Index

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