Essays about: "Indigenous"

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  1. 1. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indigenous Peoples' Right to Land and Natural Resources When Companies Act In Their Traditional Territory: An Enquire of International Human Rights Systems with a Focus on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Regional System of Human Rights

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

    Author : Luiza De Freitas Lima Fernandes; [2020]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Indigenous Peoples; Business and Human Rights; Inter-American Court of human Rights; African Regional System of Human Rights; Right to Land; International Law; Indigenous Rights; Communal Property; Non-State Actors; Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection; UNGPs; Private Companies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis approaches how International Human Rights Law is addressing the protection of indigenous peoples’ right to land when States give concessions for companies to act inside indigenous traditional territory. Cases of harmful conducts committed by companies in indigenous territory are continuously happening around the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indigenous Peoples and Internal Displacement: A Legal No Man's Land?

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

    Author : Jack Musgrave; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; human rights; internal displacement; Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement; UNDRIP; ILO Convention no. 169; Colombia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : “Cultural identity is closely linked to their ancestral lands. If they are deprived of them, by means of forced displacement, it seriously affects their cultural identity, and finally, their very right to life lato sensu... READ MORE

  4. 4. Broken promises and violent reactions: A single case study of the grievances of indigenous communities surrounding the Las Bambas conflict

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elle Kari Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Mining; Indigenous people; Neo-Gramscian; counter- hegemonic claims; FDI; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In tandem with the rapid expansion of mining in Peru, and the increased dependence on foreign direct investment into the sector, social conflicts have escalated in recent years. Protests and strikes have become common features of the mining sector, deterring investors and insurance companies alike. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Voices of the Unheard : A postcolonial analysis of how indigeneity is discursively (re)produced by international donors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Catalina Näsman; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigeneity; postcolonial theory; United Nations; World Bank;

    Abstract : In the last 20 years, international donors have made efforts to increase the participation of minorities into development programmes. Despite these efforts, development actors continues to receive critique from postcolonial theorists for continuing to reinforce neocolonial and Western-centered tendencies onto minorities. READ MORE