The Resource Aboriginal peoples and the law : a critical introduction, Jim Reynolds

Aboriginal peoples and the law : a critical introduction, Jim Reynolds

Label
Aboriginal peoples and the law : a critical introduction
Title
Aboriginal peoples and the law
Title remainder
a critical introduction
Statement of responsibility
Jim Reynolds
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Can Canada claim to be a just society for Indigenous peoples? To answer the question, and as part of the process of reparation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission urged a better understanding of Aboriginal law for all Canadians. Aboriginal Peoples and the Law responds to that call, introducing readers with or without a legal background to modern Aboriginal law and outlining significant cases and decisions in straightforward, non-technical language. Jim Reynolds provides the historical context needed to understand relations between Indigenous peoples and settlers and explains key topics such as sovereignty, treaties, fiduciary duties, the honour of the Crown, Aboriginal rights and title, the duty to consult, and Indigenous laws. He also discusses key international developments such as the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. He concludes by considering major questions that need to be resolved, including balancing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal rights and interests and the benefits and drawbacks of using either litigation or negotiation to resolve Indigenous issues. This critical analysis of the current state of the law makes the case that rather than leaving the judiciary to sort out essentially political issues, Canadian politicians need to take responsibility for this crucial aspect of building a just society."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reynolds, James I
Dewey number
342.7108/72
Index
index present
LC call number
KE7709
LC item number
.R49 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Inuit
  • Native peoples
  • LAW
  • Indigenous peoples in Canada
  • Eskimos
  • Indians of North America
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Canada
  • Indigenes Volk
  • Recht
  • Kanada
Label
Aboriginal peoples and the law : a critical introduction, Jim Reynolds
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is Aboriginal law? -- Historical background -- Sovereignty and Aboriginal-Crown relations -- Aboriginal rights and title -- Treaties -- Consultation, accommodation, and consent -- Indigenous and international law -- A just society?
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780774880213
Lccn
2018299297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1006495628
  • (OCoLC)on1006495628
Label
Aboriginal peoples and the law : a critical introduction, Jim Reynolds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is Aboriginal law? -- Historical background -- Sovereignty and Aboriginal-Crown relations -- Aboriginal rights and title -- Treaties -- Consultation, accommodation, and consent -- Indigenous and international law -- A just society?
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780774880213
Lccn
2018299297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1006495628
  • (OCoLC)on1006495628

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