Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Indigenous Peoples and Poverty by Robyn Eversole

This book brings together two of today's leading concerns in development policy - the urgent need to prioritize poverty reduction and the particular circumstances of indigenous peoples in both developing and industrialized countries. The contributors analyse patterns of indigenous disadvantage worldwide, the centrality of the right to self-determination, and indigenous people's own diverse perspectives on development. Several fundamental and difficult questions are explored, including the right balance to be struck between autonomy and participation, and the tension between a new wave of assimilationism in the guise of 'pro-poor' and 'inclusionary' development policies and the fact that such policies may in fact provide new spaces for indigenous peoples to advance their demands. In this regard, one overall conclusion that emerges is that both differences and commonalities must be recognised in any realistic study of indigenous poverty.

Buy Indigenous Peoples and Poverty by Robyn Eversole from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781842776797
ISBN-10: 1842776797
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Indigenous Peoples and Poverty by Robyn Eversole

Book Reviews - Indigenous Peoples and Poverty by Robyn Eversole

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Indigenous Peoples and Poverty book by Robyn Eversole and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Robyn Eversole

ROBYN EVERSOLE, is a Research Fellow, RMIT University, Australia, JOHN-ANDREW MCNEISH, Institute of Anthropology, University of Bergen, ALBERTO CIMADAMORE, is a Professor, at University of Buenos Aires; and advisor to the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO).

Books By Robyn Eversole

Anthropology for Development by Robyn Eversole
Paperback, October 2017
Regional Development in Australia by Robyn Eversole
Hardback, December 2015
Knowledge Partnering for Community Development by Robyn Eversole
Hardback, October 2014
East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole
Hardback, January 2012