publication . Article . 2010

The politics of indigeneity: Indigenous strategies for inclusion in climate change negotiations

Amity A. Doolittle;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Conservation and Society, volume 8, page 256 (issn: 0972-4923, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Indigenous environmental activists have clearly articulated their views on global climate change policy. The content of these views was explored during the 10-day 2008 World Conservation Congress (WCC) in Barcelona. Data were primarily collected through interviews and participant observation. In addition, policy statements and declarations made by indigenous environmental activists from 2000 to 2009 were analysed to place the perspectives of indigenous leaders and environmental activists in the context of their decade-long struggle to gain negotiating power at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This study examines the rhetorical strategie...
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free text keywords: Ecology, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Nature and Landscape Conservation, indigenous knowledge, indigenous peoples′ rights, indigenous identity, climate change policy, International Union for Conservation of Nature, political identity, Traditional knowledge, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Indigenous and community conserved area, Indigenous, Globalization, Political economy, Climate justice, Sociology, Political economy of climate change, Colonialism, Social science, lcsh:Ecology, lcsh:QH540-549.5
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