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The Ecuadorian Resource Dilemma: Sumak Kawsay or Development?
This article examines the tensions between constitutional rights, welfare politics and extractivism in Ecuador. In practice, the rights of nature risk being subordinated to other human values amidstExpand
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Rights of Nature and the Indigenous Peoples in Bolivia and Ecuador: A Straitjacket for Progressive Development Politics?
Is it possible to justify resource extractivism to provide progressive welfare politics and still respect the constitutional rights of nature? The Indigenous concept of Sumak Kawsay on human beingsExpand
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Between Interculturalism and Ethnocentrism Local Government and Indigenous Movement in Otavalo-Ecuador
The canton of Otavalo in the Ecuadorian Sierra has been a stronghold and intellectual cradle of the Ecuadorian indigenous movement. In the year 2000 Mario Conejo Maldonado, who represented theExpand
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Ethnic rights and the dilemma of extractive development in plurinational Bolivia
The Bolivian constitution of 2009 has been classified as one of the most progressive in the world regarding indigenous rights. The indigenous principles of Suma Qamaña/Vivir Bien/Good Living on theExpand
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Movimiento indígena y revolución ciudadana en Ecuador
En este articulo se resaltan las relaciones entre el movimiento indigena ecuatoriano y el gobierno progresista de Rafael Correa y su Movimiento PAIS. El objetivo del texto es examinar por que elExpand
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Citizen Views of Democracy in Latin America
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Razones de un distanciamiento político : el Movimiento Indígena ecuatoriano y la Revolución Ciudadana
Despite sharing common initial political concerns, the relationship between the Ecuadorian Indigenous movement –mainly represented by the CONAIE confederation- and the Leftist government of RafaelExpand
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Bolivia's Popular Participation Law : An Undemocratic Democratisation Process?
Bolivia, one of the poorest and most socially diverse countries in the Western Hemisphere, began in the mid-1990s the most comprehensive political reforms in the field of decentralisation in LatinExpand
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Dilema intercultural y lucha indígena en Otavalo-Ecuador
Desde la independencia de las naciones latinoamericanas, uno de los desafios mas dificiles ha sido la convivencia armonica entre los diferentes grupos etnicos. El racismo y la exclusion sistematica eExpand
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