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Rights in rebellion : indigenous struggle and human rights in Chiapas

Author: Shannon Speed
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2008.
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An anthropological examination of the globalized discourse of human rights and the local production of cultural identities and forms of resistance in indigenous communities of Chiapas, Mexico.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Speed, Shannon, 1964-
Rights in rebellion.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)653331022
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Speed
ISBN: 9780804757331 080475733X 9780804757348 0804757348
OCLC Number: 128237176
Description: xvii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Human rights and Chiapas in the neoliberal era --
Global discourses on the local terrain : grounding human rights in Chiapas --
Neither rights nor humans : the vicissitudes of local appropriation --
Dialogisms, or, on being and becoming indigenous in Nicolás Ruiz --
Gendered intersections : collective and individual rights in indigenous women's experience --
Assuming our own own defense : rights, resistance, and the law in the red de defensores comunitarios --
Improving the paths of resistance : the Juntas Buen Gobierno and rights in their exercise --
Rights in rebellion : rethinking resistance in the neoliberal global order.
Responsibility: Shannon Speed.
Local System Bib Number:
338233
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"Based upon decade of experience in Chiapas, Mexico, as an activist and anthropological researcher, Speed provides a stimulating, highly readable overview of the challenges of promoting universal Read more...

 
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