Number of page: 486
This handbook will be a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights. Chapters by experts in the field will examine legal, philosophical, sociological and political issues, addressing a wide range of themes at the heart of debates on the rights of indigenous peoples. The book will address not only the major questions, such as ‘who are indigenous peoples
What is distinctive about their rights
How are their rights constructed and protected
What is the relationship between national indigenous rights regimes and international norms
but also themes such as culture, identity, genocide, globalization and development, rights institutionalization and the environment.