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Title In the way of development : indigenous peoples, life projects, and globalization / edited by Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, and Glenn McRae
Published London, Eng. ; New York, N.Y. : Zed Books in association with International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Ont. ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2004


Description 1 online resource (ix, 362 pages) : maps
Contents Indigenous Peoples and Development Processes : New Terrains of Struggle / Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit and Glenn McRae -- Life Projects : Indigenous Peoples' Agency and Development / Mario Blaser -- Part I. Visions : Life Projects, Representations and Conflicts -- Life Projects : Development Our Way / Bruno Barras -- "Way of Life" or "Who Decides" : Development, Paraguayan Indigenism and the Yshiro People's Life Projects / Mario Blaser -- Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Sustainable Development : Toward Co-Existence / Deborah McGregor -- James Bay Crees' Life Projects and Politics : Histories of Place, Animal Partners and Enduring Relationships / Harvey A. Feit -- Grassroots Transnationalism and Life Projects of Vermonters in the Great Whale Campaign / Glenn McRae -- "The People Had Discovered Their Own Approach to Life" : Politicizing Development Discourse / Wendy Russell -- Part II. Strategies: States, Markets and Civil Society -- Survival in the Context of Mega-Resource Development : Experiences of the James Bay Cree and the First Nations of Canada / Matthew Coon Come -- The Importance of Working Together : Exclusions, Conflicts and Participation in James Bay, Quebec / Brian Craik -- Defending a Common Home : Native/Non-Native Alliances against Mining Corporations in Wisconsin / Al Gedicks and Zoltan Grossman -- Chilean Economic Expansion and Mega-Development Projects in Mapuche Territories / Aldisson Anguita Mariqueo -- Hydroelectric Development on the Bio-Bio River, Chile : Anthropology and Human Rights Advocacy / Barbara Rose Johnston and Carmen Garcia-Downing -- Part III. Invitations : Connections and Co-Existence -- Revisiting Gandhi and Zapata : Motion of Global Capital, Geographies of Difference and the Formation of Ecological Ethnicities / Pramod Parajuli -- A Dream of Democracy in the Russian Far East / Petra Rethmann -- The "Risk Society" : Tradition, Ecological Order and Time-Space Acceleration / Peter Harries-Jones -- Conflicting Discourses of Property, Governance and Development in the Indigenous North / Colin Scott -- Resistance, Determination and Perseverance of the Lubicon Cree Women / Dawn Martin-Hill -- Restoring our Relationship for the Future / Mary Arquette, Maxine Cole and the Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment -- In Memoriam : Chief Harvey Longboat (1936-2001)
Summary A collaboration between indigenous leaders, social activists and scholars from a wide range of disciplines, In the Way of Development explores the current situation of indigenous peoples enmeshed in the remorseless expansion of the modern economy. The volume assembles a rich diversity of statements, case studies and wider thematic explorations all starting with indigenous peoples as actors, not victims. The accounts come primarily from North America, but include also studies from South America, and the former Soviet Union. In the Way of Development shows how the boundaries between indigenous p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Indigenous peoples
Economic development.
Human rights.
Human Rights
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Indigenous Peoples
economic development.
indigenous people.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Economic development
Human rights
Indigenous peoples
Indigenes Volk
Inheemse volken.
Economische verandering.
Sociale ontwikkeling.
Droits de l'homme.
Développement économique.
Form Electronic book
Author Feit, Harvey A.
Blaser, Mario, 1966-
McRae, Glenn.
ISBN 1842771922