Victims of Progress

Victims of Progress

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This compelling account of the effect of technology and development on indigenous peoples throughout the world examines major issues of intervention: social engineering, economic development, self-determination, health and disease, and ecocide. "Victims of Progress" provides a provocative context in which to think about civilization and its costs.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 18mm | 421.85g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English, Multiple languages
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0767405056
  • 9780767405058

Table of contents

1. Indigenous Peoples and Culture Scale2. Progress and Indigenous Peoples3. The Uncontrolled Frontier4. We Fought with Spears5. The Extension of Government Control6. Land Policies7. Cultural Modification Policies8. Economic Globalization9. The Price of Progress10. The Self-Determination Revival11. Human Rights and the Policies of EthnocideAPPENDIX A: Indigenous People Organizations on the WebAPPENDIX B: World Council of Churches, Programme to Combat RacismAPPENDIX C: United Nations Declaration and Programme of Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination, Geneva, 1978APPENDIX D: World Council of Indigenous Peoples Second General Assembly, Kiruna, Sweden, August 24-27, 1977APPENDIX E: Declaration of Principles of Indigenous Rights, Fourth Assembly World Council of Indigenous Peoples, Panama, September 1984APPENDIX F: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Draft United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Sub-Commission Resolution 1994/45.APPENDIX G: International Labour Organization. C169 Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989BibliographyIndex
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