Law & Anthropology Yearbook brings together a collection of studies that discuss legal problems raised by cultural differences between people and the law to which they are subject.
Volume 11 of
Law & Anthropology includes eight studies that discuss various forms in which the rights of indigenous people are violated.
Topics include: the emergence of indigenous law in Chile as an example of legal pluralism; the impact of Peruvian national legislation on indigenous peoples; and the fishing dispute in Atlantic Canada following the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada acknowledging that the aboriginal right to fish was never extinguished.
Introduction. The Limits of International Human Rights and Refugee Law: An Analysis of the Case of the Aymara from the Perspective of Legal Pluralism; A. Peña-Jumpa. Indigenous Rights in Chile: Elaboration and Application of the New Indigenous Law (Ley No. 19.253) of 1993; W. Heise. Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Land and their Link to Environmental Protection: The Case of Mapuche-Pehuenche; L. Nesti. Indigenous Peoples' Territories and Natural Resources: International Standards and Peruvian Legislation; M. Ludescher. Uncommon Ground: Occidental's Land Access and Community Relations Standards and Practices in Quichua Communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon; J. Kimerling. From Native Title to Self-Determination? Indigenous Rights in Australia and Canada – a Comparison; M. Carstens. Impossible Dreams: Reforming Fisheries Management in the Canadian Maritimes after the Marshall Decision; M.G. Wiber, J. Kennedy. Law, Anthropology, and the Recognition of Indigenous Cultural Systems; M. Davis. List of Contributors.