At the get together of the eightieth birthday of Rodolfo Stavenhagen, a exceptional Mexican sociologist and professor emeritus of El Colegio de Mexico, Úrsula Oswald Spring (UNAM/CRIM, Mexico) introduces him as a Pioneer on Indigenous Rights because of his study on human rights concerns, particularly while he served as United international locations precise Rapporteur at the rights of indigenous peoples. First, in a retrospective Stavenhagen reports his medical and political paintings for the rights of indigenous peoples. Seven of his vintage texts tackle Seven Fallacies approximately Latin the USA (1965); Decolonializing utilized Social Sciences (1971); Ethnodevelopment: A missed measurement in improvement considering (1986); Human Rights and Wrongs: a spot for Anthropologists' (1998); Indigenous Peoples and the nation in Latin the United States: An Ongoing Debate (2000); development Intercultural Citizenship via schooling: A Human Rights procedure (2006); and Making the statement paintings (2006). This quantity discusses the emergence of indigenous peoples as new social and political actors on the nationwide point in different international locations, in addition to at the foreign scene. This publication introduces a trilogy of Briefs on Rodolfo Stavenhagen released within the similar sequence Pioneers in technology and perform.

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