Indigenous Peoples in International Law

Indigenous Peoples in International Law 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 intern

  • Title: Indigenous Peoples in International Law
  • Author: S. James Anaya
  • ISBN: 9780195173505
  • Page: 280
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 landIn 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.

    One thought on “Indigenous Peoples in International Law”

    1. I read this book while also taking a course on International Law, and so I really enjoyed seeing the real life applicability of some of the theory we've been reading. Like much of international human rights law, indigenous issues still seem mostly aspirational. And this book plays into that framework by emphasizing the value and applicability of the international law framework, whether through customary international law or through actual regional human rights cases. The evidence does point towa [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *