Victims of Progress

ISBN-10: 0759111480

ISBN-13: 9780759111486

Edition: 5th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: John H. Bodley

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List price: $56.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 4/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
A Brief History
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
Progress and Indigenous Peoples
Progress: The Commercial Explosion
The Culture of Consumption
Resource Appropriation and Acculturation
The Role of Ethnocentrism
Civilization's Unwilling Conscripts
Cultural Pride versus Progress
The Principle of Stabilization
The Uncontrolled Frontier
The Frontier Process
Demographic Impact of the Frontier
We Fought with Spears
The Punitive Raid
Wars of Extermination
Guns against Spears
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
Land Policies
The People-Land Relationship
Land Policy Variables
Cultural Modification Policies
These Are the Things That Obstruct Progress
Social Engineering: How to Do It
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
The Price of Progress
Progress and the Quality of Life
Diseases of Development
Deprivation and Discrimination
The Political Struggle for Indigenous Self-Determination
Who Are Indigenous Peoples?
The Initial Political Movements
Creating Nunavut
Kuna Self-Determination
The Political Struggle
The Shuar Solution
Indian Unity in Colombia
The Dene Nation: Land, Not Money
Land Rights and the Outstation Movement in Australia
Philippine Tribals: No More Retreat
The International Arena
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Petroleum, the Commercial World, and Indigenous People
Petroleum: 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
Global Warming and Indigenous Peoples
The Indigenous Response to Global Warming
Human Rights and the Politics of Ethnocide
The Realists: Humanitarian Imperialists and Scientists
The World Bank: Operational Manual 2005 and False Assurances
The Idealist Preservationists
You Can't Leave Them Alone: The Realists Prevail
Indigenous Peoples' Rights Advocates
Voluntary Isolation in the Twenty-First Century
About the Author
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