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Ambiguous discourses: indigenous peoples and the development of international law

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print August 2002 | ISBN: 9780719037931
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781700617 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0004
Ambiguous discourses: indigenous peoples and the development of international law

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This chapter traces a series of discourses to which indigenous peoples were subjected, including the development of notions of trust or guardianship and it looks at the early work of the International Labour Organization. The conclusion reflects briefly on the beginnings of the engagement of indigenous groups with contemporary instruments and concepts, with their promise of renewal and empowerment.

Keywords: discourse; trust; guardianship; indigenous peoples; International Labour Organization

Chapter.  13096 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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