President Lugo and the indigenous communities of Paraguay

Chapter Title

President Lugo and the indigenous communities of Paraguay

Book Title

Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

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Document Type

Book Chapter

Editors

Alan C. Tidwell, Barry Scott Zellen

Description

Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict presents an original comparative study of indigenous land and property rights worldwide. The book explores how the ongoing constitutional, legal and political integration of indigenous peoples into contemporary society has impacted on indigenous institutions and structures for managing land and property. This book details some of the common problems experienced by indigenous peoples throughout the world, providing lessons and insights from conflict resolution that may find application in other conflicts including inter-state and civil and sectarian conflicts.

An interdisciplinary group of contributors present specific case material from indigenous land conflicts from the South Pacific, Australasia, South East Asia, Africa, North and South America, and northern Eurasia. These regional cases discuss issues such as modernization, the evolution of systems and institutions regulating land use, access and management, and the resolution of indigenous land conflicts, drawing out common problems and solutions. The lessons learnt from the book will be of value to students, researchers, legal professionals and policy makers with an interest in land and property rights worldwide.

ISBN

978-1138847637

Publication Date

6-2017

Publisher

Routledge

Keywords

Built Environment, Development Studies, Geography, Law, Politics & International Relations, Social Sciences

Disciplines

Geography | International Relations | Law | Political Science | Social and Behavioral Sciences

DOI

10.4324/9781315726649

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