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Conflicting Paths to Wellbeing: Raramuri and Mestizo Inter-Ethnic Relations in Northern Mexico
Essay

2013 - English - Moderate

Conflicting Paths to Wellbeing: Raramuri and...

Gonzalez Juan


The dissertation focuses on the case of the Raramuri indigenous people of Northern Mexico, and uses detailed ethnographic evidence to explore how discourses of wellbeing are constructed by the Raramuri people in their daily interactions with the non-indigenous population and how power asymmetries between these groups form and persist.

Recovering and Valuing Other Ethical Pillars: Buen Vivir*
Essay

2011 - English - Advanced

Recovering and Valuing Other Ethical Pillars...

Jimenez Ricardo


This document looks at Buen Vivir in a larger philosophical overview.

Indigenous Women Changemakers: Dalee Sambo Dorough
Radio

2016 - English - Simple

Indigenous Women Changemakers: Dalee Sambo D...

Cojti Avexnim, Dorough Dalee Sambo


Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough (Innuit, Alaska, USA) discusses her early engagement in the politics of Indigenous Peoples land rights, and shares her insight into why the defense of land merits extra international legal attention. She urges leaders to have optimism, and take “the long view” approach to making progress in the protection of Indigenous rights.

Post-Development and BuenVivir: An Approach to Development from Latin-America
Scientific Paper

2013 - English - Moderate

Post-Development and BuenVivir: An Approach ...

Cerdán Paulina


This paper intends to contribute to the academic and popular discussions on the concept and practices of development and how it is linked to peace studies. Basing on the subaltern critiques of the concept of development and the Latin-American indigenous understanding of well-being – Buen Vivir, the paper explores indigenous ways of seeking and achieving peace.

Social Enterprises for Development as Buen Vivir
Scientific Paper

2012 - English - Moderate

Social Enterprises for Development as Buen V...

Giovannini Michela


The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual overview of linkages between buen vivir and social enterprise as emerging from a review of the literature regarding indigenous development approaches in Latin America.

Development Alternatives in Bolivia: The Impulse, the Resistance, and the Restoration
Scientific Paper

2016 - English - Moderate

Development Alternatives in Bolivia: The Imp...

Gudynas Eduardo


This article looks at Buen Vivir in Bolivia in its recent political context.

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