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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Subversion of Nationalismby Bodil Folke Frederiksen; Fiona Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This volume explores the politics of identity by analysing the intersections between ethnicity, gender and nationalism in developing societies. These markers of identity are not understood as constituting essences, but as springing from people's core experiences, yearnings and strategic life plans in a context where resources are scarce. As such, identities... more...

  • Tolerationby Andrew Jason Cohen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95

    In this engaging and comprehensive introduction to the topic of toleration, Andrew Jason Cohen seeks to answer fundamental questions, such as: What is toleration? What should be tolerated? Why is toleration important? Beginning with some key insights into what we mean by toleration, Cohen goes on to investigate what should be tolerated and why.... more...

  • Comparative Peace Processesby Jonathan Tonge

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95

    The term ?peace process? is now widely used to describe attempts to manage and resolve conflict. As the nature of conflict has changed, so the range of available tools for producing peace has grown. Alongside a plethora of political actions, there is now a greater international awareness of how peace can be brokered and policed. As a result, peace... more...

  • Symbolismby Rüdiger Ahrens; Klaus Stierstorfer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Symbolic representation is a crucial subject for and a potent heuristic instrument of diaspora studies. This special focus inquires into the forms and functions of symbols of diaspora both in aesthetic practice and in critical discourse, analyzing and theorizing symbolic practices from Shakespeare to Bollywood as well as in critical writings... more...

  • The Anthropology of Development and Globalizationby Marc Edelman; Angelique Haugerud

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 52.95

    The Anthropology of Development and Globalization is a collection of readings that provides an unprecedented overview of this field that ranges from the field’s classical origins to today’s debates about the “magic” of the free market. Explores the foundations of the anthropology of development, a field newly animated by... more...

  • Anthropologies of Modernityby Jonathan Xavier Inda

    Wiley 2008; US$ 129.95

    “This is one of the best collections of its kind. Written by leading anthropologists, this volume takes up Foucault’s challenge to modern knowledge and significantly expands the discourse on our current cultural and epistemological predicament.” Bill Maurer, University of California, Irvine “Ranging across colonialism,... more...

  • The Anthropology of the Stateby Aradhana Sharma; Akhil Gupta

    Wiley 2009; US$ 145.95

    This innovative reader brings together classic theoretical texts and cutting-edge ethnographic analyses of specific state institutions, practices, and processes and outlines an anthropological framework for rethinking future study of ?the state?. Focuses on the institutions, spaces, ideas, practices, and representations that constitute the... more...

  • Marginality, Power and Social Structureby Rutledge Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95

    Intended to be a corrective to the literature on marginality. In addition to theoretical and methodological concerns a major theme for this volume is the combination of both theory and method towards an investigation of issues and problems that emanate from the social structure, and are closely linked to power and domination. more...

  • Aggression and Peacefulness in Humans and Other Primatesby James Silverberg; J. Patrick Gray

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 169.99

    This study explores the role of aggression in primate social systems and its implications for human behaviour. more...

  • The New Black, Volume 14by Rodney Coates; Rutledge Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95

    The contributions to this series consist of original research papers from an international community of specialists on race and ethnic relations. The purpose of this series is to explore recent theoretical and empirical developments in the field. more...