The UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples' Rights: An Appraisal

Salako, Solomon E. (2014) The UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples' Rights: An Appraisal. Ventus Publishing,Denmark. ISBN 9788740306804

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Abstract

The recognition of indigenous peoples' rights is one of the contested issues in international law and jurisprudence.This book is constructed around the development of indigenous peoples' rights.Its main thesis is that the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2007 is a redeployment of the right to self-determination developed in the mid-twentieth century to address issues such as the rights of indigenous peoples to development,their lands,culture,biogenetic resources,traditional knowledge and folklore.In a jurisprudential analysis,the issues of global justice and the reconciliation of the international property rights to the rights of indigenous peoples to their biogenetic resources and traditional knowledge are discussed with candour.

Item Type: Book
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > School of Law
Depositing User: Solomon Salako
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2018 11:51
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2018 11:51
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/2247

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