Indigenous Affairs 1-2/10 - Development and Customary Law

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 94
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bolivia, Russia, Rusia
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2010

Tags: Land rights, Global governance, Climate, Human rights

This issue of Indigenous Affairs is a combined issue that brings together a mixture of different articles and perspectives on development, self-determination and the role of customary law. The articles touch upon indigenous peoples' economic, legal, social and political development.


Development and Customary Law - by Jens Dahl and Geneviève Rose Application of Indigenous Peoples’ Customary Law to Protect their land rights in Africa - by George Mukundi Wachira Customary Law and Conflict Resolution Among Kenya’s Pastoralist Communities - by Abraham Korir Sing’oei The Emancipatory Potential of Customary Law for the rights of Women to Access Land - by Wilmien Wicomb Self-determined Development of Indigenous Peoples - by John Bamba Indigenous Peoples and Customary Law in Sabah, Malaysia - by Jannie Lasimbang Defining Custom - Colonial Interpretation and Manipulation of Indigenous Customs in India - by Asoka Kumar Sen “Living Well” - The Indigenous Latin American Perspective - by Mirna Cunningham Mother Earth and “Living Well” - New Analytical and Strategic Paradigms for Indigenous Struggles - by Efrain Jaramillo Happiness as a Quality of Life Indicator - by Alberto Chirif Indigenous Justice in Bolivia in the Context of the Plurinational State - by Elba Flores Gonzáles The Indigenous Human Right to Development - by Dalee Sambo Dorough The Status of Indigenous Peoples of the Russian Peoples in the Context of Legal Pluralism - by Natalya Novikova

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