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Indivisible : indigenous human rights / edited by Joyce Green.

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J.N. Desmarais Library KE 7722 C5 I53 2014 30007008938960 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781552666838 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1552666832 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 247 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Black Point, N.S. ; Fernwood Publishing, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Indigenous human rights are indivisible / Joyce Green -- Denying indigenous human rights : colonialism and rights discourse in Canada / Joyce Green -- Two the race bind : denying aboriginal rights in Australia / Maggie Walter -- Colonialism past and present : indigenous human rights and Canadian policing / Elizabeth Comack -- Indigenous human rights and decolonization / Andrea Smith -- McIvor v. Canada : legislated patriarchy meets aboriginal women's equality rights / Gwen Brodsky -- Confronting violence : indigenous women, self-determination and international human rights / Rauna Kuokkanen -- Victoria's secret : how to make a population of prey / Mary Eberts -- Free, prior and informed consent : defending indigenous rights in the global rush for resources / Craig Benjamin -- The presumption of conformity : international indigenous human rights and the Canadian Constitution / Brenda Gunn -- Undermining indigenous peoples' security and human rights / Paul Joffe.
Summary, etc.: Indigenous rights are generally conceptualized and advocated separately from the human rights framework. The contributors to Indivisible: Indigenous Human Rights, however, deftly and powerfully argue that Indigenous rights are in fact human rights and that the fundamental human rights of Indigenous people cannot be protected without the inclusion of their Indigenous rights, which are suppressed and oppressed by the forces of racism and colonialism. Drawing on a wealth of experience and blending critical theoretical frameworks and a close knowledge of domestic and international law on human rights, the authors in this collection show that settler states such as Canada persist in violating and failing to acknowledge Indigenous human rights. Furthermore, settler states are obligated to respect and animate these rights, despite the evident tensions in political and economic interests between elite capitalists, settler citizens and Indigenous peoples.
Subject: Indians of North America > Civil rights > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Civil rights.
Native peoples > Civil rights > Canada.
Native peoples > Canada > Legal status, laws, etc.
Native peoples > Canada > Government relations.
LAW / Indigenous Peoples.

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