The rights of indigenous socieities to control the use of their cultural knowledge by outsiders is a contemporary issue of global scale, debated in a variety of settings throughout the world.
The Sourcebook includes cases wehre indigenous groups have asserted these rights, and analyses of the legal and political context for such rights. This book is intended to be useful to indigenous leaders reviewing their options; to groups defending indigenous rights, human rights and biodiversity preservation; to policy specialists; and to scholars.
The Sourcebook is published at cost by the Society for Applied Anthropology in an effort to make this information readily available to indigenous socities and advocacy grouops worldwide.
This book is currently out of print and only available by digital download at a discounted rate.
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