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Keri E. Iyall Smith

Full Name: Keri E. Iyall Smith
Number of Works: 3
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ISBN: 041598016X, 9780415980166
Keywords: indigenous, politicsā , peoples, movements, state
Pages: 162
Published: 2006

Using the comparative historical method, this book looks at the experience of indigenous peoples, specifically the Native Hawaiians, showing how a nation can express culture and citizenship while seeking ways to attain greater sovereignty over territory, culture, and politics. It explores one central research question: What are the opportunities for indigenous groups to attain greater rights? Beginning with an analysis of the concept indigenous, this book considers the many definitions of the term, and proposes a new definition that takes into account old definitions. The study then problem
ISBN: 0742545873, 9780742545878
Keywords: reader, sociologies, public
Pages: 378
Published: 2006

By highlighting the role of the Public Sociologist and the international conception of human rights, this volume uniquely contributes to scholarship and current debates, while it also accomplishes two other objectives: first, it will be useful in the classroom; and second, it reorganizes themes that relate to globalization from a new perspective.