Search for dissertations about: "Indigenous rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Indigenous rights.

  1. 1. Nature, culture, rights exploring space for indigenous agency in protected area discourses

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elsa Reimerson; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Protected areas; conservation; biological diversity; heritage; Indigenous peoples; Indigenous rights; Sami; discourse; postcolonial theory; participation; agency; Skyddade områden; naturvård; biologisk mångfald; världsarv; urfolk; urfolksrättigheter; samer; diskurs; postkolonial teori; deltagande; handlingsutrymme; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : There is considerable geographical overlap between areas set aside for nature conservation or protection and Indigenous peoples’ lands, and the social, economic, and political consequences of protected areas have often been extensive for Indigenous peoples. Discourses of conservation converge with discourses of Indigenous peoples, and both carry a legacy of colonial constructs and relationships. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defining, Regulating and Balancing Rights : A Constitutional Law Study of Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Land and Natural Resources in the Russian Federation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Åsa Elmerot; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Russian Federation; Russia; Russian Constitution; Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation; indigenous peoples; land rights; property rights; proportionality; Konstitutionell rätt; Constitutional Law;

    Abstract : Article 69 of the Russian Constitution proclaims that the Russian Federation shall guarantee the rights of indigenous minority peoples in accordance with generally recognized principles and norms of international law (in essence, customary international law), as well as international treaties of the Russian Federation. Furthermore, under Article 15(4) of the Constitution, international law is an integral part of the Russian legal system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultural diversity and indigenous peoples' land claims: argumentative dynamics and jurisprudential approach in the Americas

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Alejandro Fuentes; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : culture; cultural diversity; cultural identity; Multiculturalism; Pluralism; groups; minority rights; peoples; self-determination; Indigenous peoples; indegeousness; traditional lands; inter-american court of human rights; Judicial interpretation; right to communal property; traditional possession; right to dignified life; positive action;

    Abstract : The present study is divided in two differentiable but conceptually interrelated sections. Within the first section (Chapters I, II, and III), the focus is on the assessment of the argumentative logic behind the multiculturalist proposal for equally divided societies, among equally positioned ethno-cultural groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mayan suffering, Mayan rights: Faith and citizenship among Catholic Tzotziles in Highland Chiapas, Mexico

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Socialantropologiska institutionen, GU

    Author : Heidi Moksnes; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Maya; Chiapas; Tzotzil; Chenalhó; Las Abejas; Acteal; liberation theology; ethnicity; citizenship; indigenous peoples;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to investigate the construction of citizenship by a group of highland Mayas in Mexico. The ethnographic focus is on liberation theological Catholics in the Tzotzil-speaking municipality of San Pedro Chenalhó in highland Chiapas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shifting Responsibilities and Shifting Terrains : State Responsibility, Corporate Social Responsibility and Indigenous Claims

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Rebecca Lawrence; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indigenous rights; Corporate Social Responsibility; resource conflicts; welfare services; forestry; finance; windpower; internal colonisation; market rationalities; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Using case studies from Australia, Sweden and Finland, and also drawing on examples from parts of Asia, including Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and Thailand, the thesis explores how state and market actors respond to Indigenous claims and how Indigenous claims are themselves reconstituted through those particular responses. While the duty of protecting Indigenous rights might nominally fall upon the state, we are increasingly witness to the enfolding of market actors and market rationalities in debates concerning Indigenous claims. READ MORE