Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 May 2011

256 Pages | 14 b/w illus.


ISBN: 9780199742745

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Power from Powerlessness

Tribal Governments, Institutional Niches, and American Federalism

Laura Evans

  • Cuts against conventional wisdom about the ability of Native Americans to influence U.S. policy
  • Makes a broader argument about capability of minority groups to obtain power in a federal system
  • Examines the status of indigenous governments in the U.S. and in intergovernmental politics

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