Indigeneity and Political Theory engages some of the profound challenges to
traditions of modern political theory that have been posed over the past two
decades. Karena Shaw is especially concerned with practices of sovereignty
as they are embedded in and shape Indigenous politics, and responses to
Drawing on theories of post-coloniality, feminism, globalization, and
international politics, and using examples of contemporary political practice
including court cases and specific controversies, Shaw seeks to illustrate and
argue for a way of doing political theory that is more responsive to the
challenges posed by a range of contemporary issues.
An engaging and highly original analysis of Indigenenity and sovereignty,
this book enables the reader to develop a more robust consideration of
relationships between theory and practice, and thus the politics of theorizing.
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