Manuela Lavinas Picq

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Vernacular Sovereignties

Indigenous Women Challenging World Politics

The University of Arizona Press

Indigenous women continue to be imagined as passive subjects at the margins of political decision-making, but they are in fact dynamic actors who shape state sovereignty and domestic and international politics. Manuela Lavinas Picq uses the case of Kichwa women successfully advocating for gender parity in the administration of Indigenous justice in Ecuador to show how Indigenous women can influence world politics.

  • Copyright year: 2018
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Savages and Citizens

How Indigeneity Shapes the State

The University of Arizona Press

This book takes the provocative view that Indigenous people have been fundamental to how contemporary state sovereignty was imagined, theorized, and practiced. By tracing indigeneity from European philosophers conceptualizing sovereignty during the Enlightenment to Indigenous President Evo Morales in Bolivia, this volume offers new analytical tools to explore indigeneity in contemporary world politics.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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