SOCIAL AND CULTURAL POLICIES TOWARD INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: Perspectives from Latin America*

@article{Pea2005SOCIALAC,
  title={SOCIAL AND CULTURAL POLICIES TOWARD INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: Perspectives from Latin America*},
  author={Guillermo Pe{\~n}a},
  journal={Annual Review of Anthropology},
  year={2005},
  volume={34},
  pages={717-739}
}
  • G. Peña
  • Published 16 September 2005
  • Political Science
  • Annual Review of Anthropology
AbstractThroughout the twentieth century, social and cultural policies toward indigenous peoples in Latin America have been closely related to indigenismo, an ideological movement that denounced the exploitation of aboriginal groups and strove for the cultural unity and the extension of citizenship through social integration and “acculturation.” This review traces the colonial and nineteenth-century roots of indigenismo and places it in the context of the populist tendencies in most Latin… 
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