Rodolfo Stavenhagen

Rodolfo Stavenhagen was born in 1932 and died in November 2016. He was a Mexican sociologist; professor-researcher at El Colegio de México and former Deputy Director General of UNESCO. In 2001, he was appointed by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people through Resolution 2001/57. His mandate expired on 30 April 2008.

The Institute of Social Studies awarded its honorary doctorate to Rodolfo Stavenhagen in 1982.




Racism and Public Policy / ed. by Yusuf Bangura, Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Between Underdevelopment and Revolution: A Latin American Perspective / Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Abhinav Publications, 2003.

Needs, rights and social development / Rodolfo Stavenhagen / R. STAVENHAGEN. - Geneve : UNRISD, 2003. - 14 p.- (UNRISD overarching concerns, ISSN: 1020-816X, series_number: 2)

Indigenous organizations : rising actors in Latin America / Rodolfo Stavenhagen. CEPAL review, 1997.

Ethnic conflicts and the nation-state / Rodolfo Stavenhagen / R. STAVENHAGEN United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). - Basingstoke : Macmillan in association with UNRISD, 1996.

Ethnic Conflicts and the Nation-state / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Palgrave Macmillan, 1996.

Ethnicity and class in Latin America / by Michael Kearney and Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Thousand Oaks [etc.] : Sage, 1996.

The ethnic question : conflicts, development, and human rights / Rodolfo Stavenhagen / R. STAVENHAGEN. - Tokyo : UN University Press, 1990.

Central America's Indians / by David Stephen and Phillip Wearne with a summary by Rodolfo Stavenhagen / D. STEPHEN P. WEARNE; R. STAVENHAGEN;. - London : Minority Rights Group (MRG), 1984.

Between underdevelopment and revolution : a Latin American perspective / Rodolfo Stavenhagen / R. STAVENHAGEN. - New Delhi : Abhinav, 1981.

Social classes in agrarian societies / Rodolfo Stavenhagen ; transl. [from the Span.] by Judy Adler Hellman / R. STAVENHAGEN J.A. HELLMAN;. - Garden City, NY : Anchor Press, 1975.

The rural society of Latin America today / Niels Fock ... [et al.] / N. FOCK S. PALOMINO FLORES; E. FEDER; R. STAVENHAGEN;. - Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell, 1974. - 99 p..- (Scandinavian studies on Latin America, series_number: 2)

Agrarian problems and peasant movements in Latin America / ed. by Rodolfo Stavenhagen / R. STAVENHAGEN. - New York : Doubleday, 1970.

Seven erroneous theses about Latin America : thought from abroad / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen / R. STAVENHAGEN. - s.l. : s.n., 1966

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Building Intercultural Citizenship through Education : a human rights approach / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. European journal of education : research, development and policies, vol. 43 (2008), issue 2, page 161-180 (20), 2008.

Global Insights - The Rights of Indigenous Peoples : Closing a Gap in Global Governance / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Global governance : a review of multilateralism and international organizations, vol. 11 (2005), issue 1, page 17-24 (8), 2005.

Thinking Aloud: The United Nations: Redefinition or Renewal? Two views on twenty-first century issues facing the United Nations, and on how the Organization should approach them. / by Dirk Jan van den Berg, Rodolfo Stavenhagen. UN chronicle, vol. 38 (2001), issue 2, page 68-70 (3), 2001.

Self-Determination : right or demon? / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Self-determination : international perspectives P. 1-12, 1996.

Les droits culturels : le point de vue des sciences sociales / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Pour ou contre les droits culturels? : recueil d'articles pour commémorer le 50e anniversaire de la Déclaration de l'Homme P. 19-47, 2000.

Les conflits ethniques et leur impact sur la société internationale / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Revue internationale des sciences sociales : revue trimestrielle, ISSN 0304-3037 vol. 157, page 487-499, 1998.

En búsqueda del nuevo derecho indígena / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Revue québécoise de droit international, vol. 11, issue 1, page 143-155, 1998.

El problemo de los derechos culturales / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. The modern world of human rights : essays in honour of Thomas Buergenthal = El mundo moderno de los derechos humanos : ensayos en honor de Thomas Buergenthal P. 567-599, 1996.

Globalization for better or for worse / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Unesco sources, issue 73 (01 10), page 27 (1), 1995.

Decolonializing applied social sciences / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Geneva : I.L.O. International Institute for Labour Studies ; no. 21 Universal human rights and the cultures of indigenous peoples and other ethnic groups : the critical frontier of the 1990s / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Human rights in perspective : a global assessment p. 135-151, 1992.

América Latina : Derechos humanos y desarrollo / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Ifda dossier 79, 1990.

Future industrial relations : Latin America / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen and Francisco Zapata / R. STAVENHAGEN F. ZAPATA;. - Geneva : International Institute for Labour Studies (IILS), 1972. - 28 p..- (Research Project on Future Industrial Relations, series_number: no. 5), 1972.

Classes, colonialism, and acculturation: Essay on a system of inter-ethnic relations in Mesoamerica (Studies in comparative international development) / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Social Science Institute Washington University, 1965.

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Other resources

The return of the native: the indigenous challenge in Latin America (Occasional papers) / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. University of London, Institute of Latin American Studies, 2002.

New expressions of racism : growing areas of conflict in Europe / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Utrecht : Studie- en Informatiecentrum Mensenrechten, 1987.

Problems and prospects of multi-ethnic states (Annual lecture series) / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. United Nations University, 1986.

Current problems of Mexico (Occasional papers - Institute of Public and Urban Affairs, San Diego State University; no. 6) / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Institute of Public and Urban Affairs [sic] San Diego State University, 1978.

Agricultural cooperatives and the government: The case of Mexico (International Symposium on Dynamics between Agricultural Cooperatives and the Government, Tel Aviv, 1974. Papers) / by Rodolfo Stavenhagen. CIRCOM, 1974.

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