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Peacebuilding and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Experiences and Strategies for the 21st Century

  • Heather Devere
  • Kelli Te Maihāroa
  • John P. Synott

Part of the The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science book series (APESS, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. The Pursuit of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Through Political Processes in Contemporary Peacebuilding

  3. Cases of Traditional Peace Strategies and Nonviolent Actions Inspiring Campaigns for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-52
    2. Heather Devere, Kelli Te Maihāroa, Maui Solomon, Maata Wharehoka
      Pages 53-63
  4. Challenges and Barriers to the Implementation of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  5. Concepts and Practices Related to the 21st Century Achievement of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights within the Context of Sustainable Peace

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 179-209

About this book


This book analyses efforts to advance the rights of Indigenous People within peace-building frameworks: Section I critically explores key issues concerning Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (struggles for land, human, cultural, civil, legal and constitutional rights) in connection with key approaches in peace-building (such as nonviolence, non-violent strategic action, peace education, sustainability, gender equality, cultures of peace, and environmental protection). Section II examines indigenous leaders and movements using peace and non-violent strategies, while Section III presents case studies on the successes and failures of peace perspectives regarding contributions to/ developments in/ advancement of/ barriers to the rights of Indigenous Peoples. Lastly, Section IV investigates what advances have been achieved in Universal Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the 21st century within the context of sustainable peace.


Development Indigenous Peace Rights Universal Indigenous Peoples Rights

Editors and affiliations

  • Heather Devere
    • 1
  • Kelli Te Maihāroa
    • 2
  • John P. Synott
    • 3
  1. 1.National Centre for Peace and Conflict StudiesUniversity of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand
  2. 2.School of EducationUniversity of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand
  3. 3.Department of Peace and Conflict StudiesThe University of SydneySydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Peacebuilding and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Book Subtitle Experiences and Strategies for the 21st Century
  • Editors Heather Devere
    Kelli Te Maihāroa
    John P. Synott
  • Series Title The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science
  • Series Abbreviated Title Anthropocene: Politik—Econ.—Soc.y—Sci.
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science Earth and Environmental Science (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-45009-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-45011-7
  • Series ISSN 2367-4024
  • Series E-ISSN 2367-4032
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVII, 209
  • Number of Illustrations 3 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Sociology, general
    Human Rights
    Human Geography
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