Aziz Choudry publishes review of Irene Watson's "Indigenous People as Subjects of International Law"


Published: 9Feb2018

Page Header LogoAziz Choudry has published a review of Irene Watson's recent book Indigenous People as Subjects of International Law (Routledge, 2017). The review is published with Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research, and can be viewed online via their website.

According to Choudry, Watson's book is "a timely collection which makes a substantive, significant contribution."  Editor Irene Watson is a Professor of Law at the University of South Australia. She belongs to the Tanganekald, Meintangk and Boandik First Nations Peoples. The book "pursues a cross-disciplinary analysis of the international legal exclusion of Indigenous Peoples, and of its relationship to global injustice."

Aziz Choudry is Associate Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University and a visiting professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Johannesburg, where he is affiliated to the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation. He is author or co-author of several books including Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press, 2015), and co-editor of Learning from the Ground Up: Global Perspectives on Social Movements and Knowledge Production (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today (Pluto Press, 2015), Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada (2016, PM Press), and Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools (Routledge, 2017). Choudry serves on the boards of the Immigrant Workers Centre, Montreal and the Global Justice Ecology Project.

[read "Book Review: Indigenous People as Subjects of International Law," 2018, Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research]