Victims of progress / John H. Bodley.

Bodley, John H., author.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
1 online resource (411 p.)
Sixth edition.

Location Notes Your Loan Policy


Indigenous peoples.
Culture conflict.
Social change.
Electronic books.
This compelling account of how technology and development affect indigenous peoples throughout the world provides a provocative context in which students can think about civilization and its costs.
Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; What's New in the Sixth Edition; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Indigenous Peoples and Culture Scale; Culture Scale, Culture Process, and Indigenous Peoples; Large-Scale versus Small-Scale Society and Culture; The Problem of Global-Scale Society and Culture; Social Scale and Social Power; Negative Development: The Global Pattern; Policy Implications; Notes; 2 Progress and Indigenous Peoples; Progress: The Commercial Explosion; The Culture of Consumption; Resource Appropriation and Acculturation; The Role of Ethnocentrism
Civilization's Unwilling ConscriptsCultural Pride versus Progress; The Principle of Stabilization; Notes; 3 The Uncontrolled Frontier; The Frontier Process; Demographic Impact of the Frontier; Notes; 4 We Fought with Spears; The Punitive Raid; Wars of Extermination; Guns against Spears; Notes; 5 The Extension of Government Control; Aims and Philosophy of Administration; Tribal Peoples and National Unity; The Transfer of Sovereignty; Treaty Making; Bringing Government to the Tribes; The Political Integration Process; Anthropology and Native Administration; Notes; 6 Land Policies
The People-Land RelationshipLand Policy Variables; Notes; 7 Cultural Modification Policies; These Are the Things That Obstruct Progress; Social Engineering: How to Do It; Notes; 8 Economic Globalization; Forced Labor: Harnessing the Heathens; Learning the Dignity of Labor: Taxes and Discipline; Creating Progressive Consumers; Promoting Technological Change; Tourism and Indigenous Peoples; Notes; 9 The Price of Progress; Progress and the Quality of Life; Diseases of Development; Ecocide; Deprivation and Discrimination; Notes; 10 The Political Struggle for Indigenous Self-Determination
Who Are Indigenous Peoples?The Initial Political Movements; Creating Nunavut; Guna Self-Determination: The Comarca Gunayala; The Political Struggle; The Shuar Solution; CONAIE: Uprising Politics Reshaping Ecuador's Political Landscape; The Dene Nation: Land, Not Money; Land Rights and the Outstation Movement in Australia; Philippine Tribals: No More Retreat; Indigenous Peoples and the Arctic Council; The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Revision of the ILO's Convention 107; Tebtebba: An Indigenous Partnership on Climate Change and Forests; Notes
11 Petroleum, the Commercial World, and Indigenous PeoplesPetroleum: The Unsustainable Foundation of the Commercial World; The Gwich'in and Oil Development in the Sacred Place Where Life Begins; Petroleum Development and Indigenous Rights in Ecuador; First Nations Opposition to Canadian Tar Sand Development; Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) versus Shell Oil; Assigning Responsibility for Tar Sand Development; Notes; 12 Global Warming and Indigenous Peoples; The Indigenous Response to Global Warming; Indigenous Peoples as Climate Change Refugees; Arctic Warming and Alaska Natives
Global Warming Perpetuators and Beneficiaries
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.