Between rights and denials: Bedouin indigeneity in the Negev/Naqab

  title={Between rights and denials: Bedouin indigeneity in the Negev/Naqab},
  author={Oren Yiftachel and Batya Roded and Alexandre Kedar},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  pages={2129 - 2161}
The paper examines the nature of indigenous identity among Bedouin Arabs in Negev/Naqab, Israel, against a background of conceptual, legal and political controversy. It traces theoretically and comparatively the rise of indigeneity as a relational concept, deriving from colonial and postcolonial settings. The concept is shown to be part of the globalization of human rights struggle, with a potential of the indigeneity discourse to empower colonized and exploited minorities, as well as provide a… 

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