Victims of progress / John H. Bodley.
- 6th ed.
- Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
1 online resource (411 p.)
- Indigenous peoples.
- 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
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