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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Oxford University Press,
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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