Arthur Scarritt is an associate professor in the department of sociology at Boise State University. His new book, Racial Spoils from Native Soils: How Neoliberalism Steals Indigenous Lands in Highland Peru, came out in May. In it, he explains how the key mechanisms militating for indigenous subordination have persevered throughout the centuries despite creative indigenous resistance and epochal changes.
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryUndermining indigenous self-determination and land access in highland Peru
While current neoliberal privatisation laws provide for protections to indigenous lands, no formal or informal...