Decolonization Not Inclusion

  title={Decolonization Not Inclusion},
  author={Erich W Steinman},
  journal={Sociology of Race and Ethnicity},
  pages={219 - 236}
American Indians experience forms of domination and resist them through a wide range of decolonizing processes that are commonly overlooked, misidentified, or minimally analyzed by American sociology. This inattention reflects the naturalizing use of minoritizing frameworks regarding tribal members and ethnic rather than political conceptions of American Indian nationhood, membership, and identity. Drawing upon a settler colonial framework, the author uses an analytic typology to identify… Expand

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