Shadow nations : tribal sovereignty and the limits of legal pluralism /

"American Indian tribes have long been recognized as 'domestic, independent nations' within the United States, with powers of self-government that operate within the tribes' sovereign territories. Yet over the years, Congress and the Supreme Court have steadily eroded these triba...

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Main Author: Duthu, N. Bruce
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013
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Table of Contents:
  • Tribal sovereignty and legal pluralism
  • In the shadows of the nation-state
  • Pluralism and liberalism : testing the limits of a measured separatism for tribal nations
  • Of guardians and wards : the Indian as Homo Sacer
  • Structure and relationship : the constitutional dimensions of federal and tribal power in Indian country
  • Coming full circle : (Re)building institutions to advance the ethos of legal pluralism