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Routledge research in human rights law.
"The right of indigenous peoples under international human rights law to give or withhold their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to natural resource extraction in their territories is increasingly recognized by intergovernmental organizations, international bodies, and industry actors, as well as in the domestic law of some States. This book offers a comprehensive overview of the historical basis and status of the requirement for indigenous peoples consent under international law, examining its relationship with debates and practice pertaining to the acquisition of title to territory throughout the colonial era"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-338) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The genesis of indigenous consent under international law and its role in legitimising title to territory Nineteenth-century positivists and divergence between the role of consent in theory and practice The evolving consent requirement under the ILO system The self-determination-based normative framework of indigenous rights FPIC and the normative framework of indigenous peoples' rights Debates in relation to the consent requirement The evolving practice of States and international organisations FPIC and the corporate obligation to respect indigenous peoples' rights Operationalisation of consent, challenges, limitations and opportunities.
K738 .D69 2015
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York. NY : Routledge, 2015.