Los límites constitucionales de la jurisdicción indígena. Estudio de caso en Oaxaca, México

Supervised by:
  1. Alejandro Sáiz Arnaiz Director

Defence university: Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Fecha de defensa: 10 February 2016

  1. Rafael Bustos Gisbert Chair
  2. Héctor López Bofill Secretary
  3. Maite Zelaia Garagarza Committee member

Type: Thesis

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The present work has as its main theme analyze the indigenous jurisdiction, which is part of Indian law and as a community cultural elements both in the present context as a right of peoples and indigenous communities in Mexico. The jurisdiction is approached from the perspective of Western law, as indigenous peoples and communities do not use the concepts of the general theory of law but it included within the so-called customs. From this viewpoint, the indigenous jurisdiction is how indigenous peoples and communities to resolve conflicts within them to ensure peace oden and community, based on their practices and ancestral customs. It is also a collective right based on the free self determination and autonomy. So the state of the art , indigenous jurisdictional evolution and activity of international organizations on indigenous jurisdiction and continental and national legal practices are reviewed to focus on the constitutional limits of indigenous jurisdiction in Mexico and particularly in a case in Oaxaca.