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Product Description: In recent years the concept and study of "civil society" has received a lot of attention from political scientists, economists, and sociologists, but less so from anthropologists. A ground-breaking ethnographic approach to civil society as it is formed in indigenous communities in Latin America, this volume explores the multiple potentialities of civil society's growth and critically assesses the potential for sustained change...read more
By Edward F. Fischer (editor)

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9781845455972 | Berghahn Books, November 1, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In recent years the concept and study of "civil society" has received a lot of attention from political scientists, economists, and sociologists, but less so from anthropologists.

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Product Description: The efforts of Indians in Latin America have gained momentum and garnered increasing attention in the last decade as they claim rights to their land and demand full participation in the political process. This issue is of rising importance as ecological concerns and autochtonous movements gain a foothold in Latin America, transforming the political landscape into one in which multiethnic democracies hold sway...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Erick D. Langer (editor) and Elena Munoz (editor)

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9780842026796 | Scholarly Resources Inc, March 1, 2003, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: The efforts of Indians in Latin America have gained momentum and garnered increasing attention in the last decade as they claim rights to their land and demand full participation in the political process.

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9780842026802 | Scholarly Resources Inc, April 1, 2003, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: The efforts of Indians in Latin America have gained momentum and garnered increasing attention in the last decade as they claim rights to their land and demand full participation in the political process.

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Product Description: During the last fifteen years Latin American governments reformed their constitutions to recognize indigenous rights. The contributors to this book argue that these changes post fundamental challenges to accepted notions of democracy, citizenship and development in the region...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Rachel Sieder (editor)

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9780333998700 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 1, 2002, cover price $184.00 | About this edition: During the last fifteen years Latin American governments reformed their constitutions to recognize indigenous rights.

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9780333998717 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 21, 2002, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: During the last fifteen years Latin American governments reformed their constitutions to recognize indigenous rights.

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Offers thirteen contributions from anthropologists describing conditions facing indigenous and marginalized groups in Mexico, Central America, and South America. (view table of contents)
By Susan C. Stonich (editor)

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9780313308567 | Greenwood Pub Group, February 28, 2001, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: Offers thirteen contributions from anthropologists describing conditions facing indigenous and marginalized groups in Mexico, Central America, and South America.

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Product Description: This unique reader presents a broad approach to the study of American Indians through the voices and viewpoints of the Native Peoples themselves. Multi-disciplinary and hemispheric in approach, it draws on ethnography, biography, journalism, art, and poetry to familiarize students with the historical and present day experiences of native peoples and nations throughout North and South America–all with a focus on themes and issues that are crucial within Indian Country today...read more

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9780205633944 | 3 edition (Taylor & Francis, September 30, 2009), cover price $101.95 | About this edition: This unique reader presents a broad approach to the study of American Indians through the voices and viewpoints of the Native Peoples themselves.

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Product Description: This unique reader presents a broad approach to the study of American Indians through the voices and viewpoints of the Native Peoples themselves. Multi-disciplinary and hemispheric in approach, it draws on ethnography, biography, journalism, art, and poetry to familiarize students with the historical and present day experiences of native peoples and nations throughout North and South America–all with a focus on themes and issues that are crucial within Indian Country today...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Susan Lobo (editor) and Steve Talbot

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9780321011312 | Taylor & Francis, December 1, 1997, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: This unique reader presents a broad approach to the study of American Indians through the voices and viewpoints of the Native Peoples themselves.

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Defiant essays on the culture of Native Americans and their position in society consider such topics as the earth, the weather, and the injustice of the Anglo-American legal system. (view table of contents)

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9780684811536 | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 1996, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Defiant essays on the culture of Native Americans and their position in society consider such topics as the earth, the weather, and the injustice of the Anglo-American legal system

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9780684827070 | Simon & Schuster, March 18, 1997, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Defiant essays on the culture of Native Americans and their position in society consider such topics as the earth, the weather, and the injustice of the Anglo-American legal system.

Product Description: Indigenous people constitute a large portion of Latin America's population and suffer from severe and widespread poverty. They are more likely than any other groups of a country's population to be poor. This study documents their socioeconomic situation and shows how it can be improved through changes in policy-influenced variables such as education...read more

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9781859722282 | Avebury, June 1, 1996, cover price $114.95 | About this edition: Indigenous people constitute a large portion of Latin America's population and suffer from severe and widespread poverty.

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9780821329580 | World Bank, December 1, 1994, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Indigenous people constitute a large portion of Latin America's population and suffer from severe and widespread poverty.

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Focuses on modern society's techno-war against indigenous peoples, arguing that such peoples' philosophy of the sacredness of the natural world offers a way to recover (view table of contents)

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9780871567390 | Sierra Club Books, October 1, 1991, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Focuses on modern society's techno-war against indigenous peoples, arguing that such peoples' philosophy of the sacredness of the natural world offers a way to recover

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9780871565099 | Reprint edition (Sierra Club Books, September 1, 1992), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Focuses on modern society's techno-war against indigenous peoples, arguing that such peoples' philosophy of the sacredness of the natural world offers a way to recover

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