Leepreecha, Prasit

Prasit Leepreecha is a faculty member in the Department of Social Science and Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University. He earned a doctoral degree in social anthropology from the University Washington, in Seattle, in 2001. His research interests include ethnicity in mainland Southeast Asia, indigenous people’s movements, ethnic tourism, multicultural education, monument building and social memory. He is the co-author of books entitled “Challenging the Limits: Indigenous Peoples of the Mekong Region” and “Living in a Globalized World: Ethnic Minorities in the Greater Mekong Subregion”.

1 Publications by  Leepreecha, Prasit
Indigenous Peoples’ Movements in ASEAN
Indigenous peoples’ movements first began in the new world countries dominated by European settlers. Although indigenous peoples in North and South Americas had launched petitions to the League of Nations as early as the 1920s there was not much attention paid to them in that prewar international organization. In the early 1970s, the United Nations Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities set up a Working Group on Indigenous Populations. In 1993, United Nation declared the first  International Year of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and launched the First Decade of the World&...
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