During the last three decades in Ecuador, the rights of indigenous peoples and the self-management of their ancestral territories have gone from absolute ignorance or subordination to State rationality, to gradual and conflictive processes of recognition of these sectors and population groups as peoples and nationalities or subjects of rights as collectives, in the heat of the given conflicts and the derived legal-political reforms. Undoubtedly, the so-called transition to civil-electoral regimes in Latin America, and in Ecuador in particular, occurred in the midst of the economic crisis of the 1980s and its subsequent replicas, reflected especially in the adoption of neoliberal structural adjustment policies, as described in this study.
|Translated title of the contribution||State Policies, Territories and Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Ecuador (1983-2012)|
|Original language||Spanish (Ecuador)|
|Title of host publication||Los Desafíos de la Plurinacionalidad: Miradas Críticas A 25 Años del Levantamiento Indígena de 1990|
|State||Published - 1 Oct 2016|
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