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An account of the effect of technology and development on tribal populations throughout the world. Various case studies demonstrate the exploitation of human and natural resources from Plains and Amazon Indians to Australian Aborigines.

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A clear, provocative argument for indigenous peoples' right to determine their own fate that stimulates classroom discussion and debate.
Abundant case studies that demonstrate the exploitation of human and natural resources worldwide.
Appendixes with lists of support organizations and contact information, and texts of the most recent position papers regarding indigenous peoples worldwide.
New Chapter 1 introduces the concept of culture scale and provides a historical context for the current predicament of indigenous peoples.
Text has been significantly revised and updated throughout to reflect important global changes since the 1990 publication of the previous edition.
Chapter 11 discusses the debate over export market approaches to helping indigenous peoples and the conflict between human rights and rights to intellectual property.
New appendix looks at coverage of indigenous peoples on the Internet.

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John H. Bodley is a cultural anthropologist and Regents Professor at Washington State University and author of Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems, 5th Edition.

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