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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • Ritual and Politicsby Zbigniew Dalewski

    BRILL 2008; US$ 159.00

    Referring, by way of example, to the chronicler's story about a dynastic conflict in medieval Poland, this book offers an insight into the modes of using ritual as an effective tool of political action in the Middle Ages-both in the practice of political entreprising, and on the level of narrative information about that practice-and then reflects... more...

  • My Crazy Days as a Young Offenderby Justin Rollins

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49

    Justin Rollins spent the formative days of his youth out on the streets, the leader of a feared gang. As the level of violence increased, Rollins behaviour became more unpredictable and, aged 18, he attacked two men with a meat cleaver on the London Underground and was detained in a prison for young offenders.Diagnosed as having ‘Borderline personality... 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. We... 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,... more...

  • Vom Laien zum Fundamentalistenby Erdem Özbek

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 26.70

    Hauptbeschreibung Was lässt einige junge Muslime radikal werden, vor allem fern ihrer kulturellen Heimat? Erdem Özbek sucht nach Antworten auf diese Frage in intensiven Interviews. Er ist selbst Teil der zweiten Migrantengeneration in Deutschland, ausgestattet nicht nur mit eigenen Erfahrungen, sondern auch mit einem wissenschaftlichen Background.... 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$ 125.95

    This book brings together a range of anthropological writings that are inspired by the French philosopher Michel Foucault and examine Foucault’s contribution to current theories of modernity. Treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations. Tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism and globalization... more...

  • The Anthropology of the Stateby Aradhana Sharma; Akhil Gupta

    Wiley 2009; US$ 140.95

    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... 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...

  • 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...