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War Dancing with the Elders; A case study of two Indigenous Peoples Organization in the Philippines

Arizcurinaga Zeballos, Ivanna LU (2010) MIDM70 20101
LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management
Abstract (Swedish)
The current research illustrates how and why indigenous people chose to form an indigenous people’s
organization (IPO) to help them on their struggle. It takes into account the cases of two different cultural
contexts: the Ifugao and Aeta of Luzon in the Philippines. This study uses the qualitative method by basing
its results on a series of methods for data collection, such as semi-structured interviews, fieldwork diary,
participant observation, and informal conversation interviews. Additionally, it draws on Bourdieu’s theory of
practice to understand the two logics inherent in the newly formed organizations. The main findings show
that certain negative and positive externalities impose the formation of the IPOs. However, it also... (More)
The current research illustrates how and why indigenous people chose to form an indigenous people’s
organization (IPO) to help them on their struggle. It takes into account the cases of two different cultural
contexts: the Ifugao and Aeta of Luzon in the Philippines. This study uses the qualitative method by basing
its results on a series of methods for data collection, such as semi-structured interviews, fieldwork diary,
participant observation, and informal conversation interviews. Additionally, it draws on Bourdieu’s theory of
practice to understand the two logics inherent in the newly formed organizations. The main findings show
that certain negative and positive externalities impose the formation of the IPOs. However, it also shows how
these stateless societies seem to resist or reinterpret these organizations into their own culture. (Less)
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author
Arizcurinaga Zeballos, Ivanna LU
supervisor
organization
course
MIDM70 20101
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Indigenous Peoples Organization, Ifugao, Aeta, Philippines
language
English
id
1620508
date added to LUP
2010-11-09 14:51:44
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2011-01-21 11:09:23
@misc{1620508,
  abstract     = {The current research illustrates how and why indigenous people chose to form an indigenous people’s
organization (IPO) to help them on their struggle. It takes into account the cases of two different cultural
contexts: the Ifugao and Aeta of Luzon in the Philippines. This study uses the qualitative method by basing
its results on a series of methods for data collection, such as semi-structured interviews, fieldwork diary,
participant observation, and informal conversation interviews. Additionally, it draws on Bourdieu’s theory of
practice to understand the two logics inherent in the newly formed organizations. The main findings show
that certain negative and positive externalities impose the formation of the IPOs. However, it also shows how
these stateless societies seem to resist or reinterpret these organizations into their own culture.},
  author       = {Arizcurinaga Zeballos, Ivanna},
  keyword      = {Indigenous Peoples Organization,Ifugao,Aeta,Philippines},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {War Dancing with the Elders; A case study of two Indigenous Peoples Organization in the Philippines},
  year         = {2010},
}