Essays about: "Indigenous Rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 essays containing the words Indigenous Rights.

  1. 1. A Decolonial Approach to Comparing Bolivia and Sweden’s Positionality on Indigenous Rights

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Catrine Clearwater; Emilie Törnblom Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Coloniality; Indigenous Rights Regimes; Decolonial Theory; Indigenous Peoples; Indigenous-State relations; Bolivia; Sweden;

    Abstract : This study examines the concept of coloniality in relation to states' approach to indigenous people's rights, through the perspective of decoloniality. The two countries being compared are Bolivia and Sweden, two countries that differ in many ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. There is nothing wrong with the Rights of Nature: They just need a supervisor : The impact of the implementation of Rights of Nature in Ecuador and the small-town Esperie.

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Marie Meshe; [2022]
    Keywords : Ecuador; Rights of Nature; La Esperie; Buen vivir; Sumak Kawsay; La Hesperia; Indigenous peoples; Political Ecology; Ecuador Constitution 2008; A social- ecological system; Sustainability; 2030 Agenda; Global goals; Naturens rättigheter; Hållbarhet; Globala målen; Agenda 2030;

    Abstract : The Rights of Nature is a relatively new approach to sustainable development, promoting that current environmental legislation is insufficient to protect Nature from human harm. The Rights of Nature movements emphases the importance of recognizing other living entities in our legal system. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Minefield in Sápmi: A text analysis regarding Kallak K nr 1

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ida Fahlstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Sápmi; Sami people; mines; mining industry; government of Sweden; cultural violence; structural violence; direct violence; indigenous rights; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis is a text analysis regarding the processing concession of Kallak K nr 1, an iron ore deposit located in Sweden outside of Jokkmokk. On March 22, 2022, processing concession was granted the Jokkmokk Iron Mines AB. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendering Ethnicity : Colonialism and Structural Violence in the Swedish 1928 Reindeer Grazing Act

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Alva Blomkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Swedish colonialism; Reindeer Grazing Act; Sámi; Sápmi; gender; violence;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the gendering of ethnicity in the Swedish Reindeer Grazing Act of 1928 (RBL 1928) was part of a colonial structure of violence. The research context in which this thesis places itself is in the intersection of previous scholarship on the colonial interest in controlling Indigenous marriage, and scholarship on Swedish colonial history in Sápmi. READ MORE

  5. 5. Defending the Defenders: International Protection for Local Human Rights Defenders in the Global South

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Timothy Lincoln Reeves Jr; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Rights Defenders Global South International Regional Human Rights Systems Attacks violations Protection; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Local human rights defenders play a significant role in the realization and enjoyment of human rights. Working alone or in association with others, they peacefully advocate for and promote fundamental freedoms and human rights for themselves and for their fellow citizens. READ MORE