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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • Tribal Communities and Social Changeby Pariyaram M. Chacko

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 24.95

    In almost all developing and developed societies, tribals are viewed as the ‘other’—an anachronism or an object of curiosity. Initially marginalized by the creation of the boundaries of the nation-state, these indigenous peoples were further hedged in by colonialism and, then, by the indifferent or patronizing modern state. This volume... more...

  • Political Anthropologyby Ted Lewellen

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 38.95

    In the foreword to the first edition, renowned anthropologist, Victor Turner, wrote that this book was a succinct and lucid account of the sporadic growth of political anthropology over the past four decades . . . the introduction we have all been waiting for. Unique in its field, this book offers a comprehensive overview of political anthropology,... more...

  • Multifaceted Identity of Interethnic Young Peopleby Sultana Choudhry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    Demonstrating both that identity is fluid and multifaceted rather than fixed, and that people of an interethnic background do not necessarily experience identity conflict as proposed by some social scientists, Multifaceted Identity of Inter-ethnic Young People explores the manner in which interethnic young people define their identities. As such, it... more...

  • Remembering Violenceby Nicolas Argenti; Katharina Schramm

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Psychologists have done a great deal of research on the effects of trauma on the individual, revealing the paradox that violent experiences are often secreted away beyond easy accessibility, becoming impossible to verbalize explicitly. However, comparatively little research has been done on the transgenerational effects of trauma and the means by... more...

  • Measuring Race and Ethnicityby Larry E. Davis; Rafael J. Engel

    Springer 2010; US$ 149.00

    Racial and ethnic issues stand at the core of social, political, and economic concerns in an increasingly diverse America. Accordingly, how individuals from the various ethnic groups regard themselves - and others - is a salient focus of research studies across the disciplines. "Measuring Race and Ethnicity" gathers psychological measures... more...

  • Violence Expressedby Maria Six-Hohenbalken; Nerina Weiss

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Violence Expressed explores the diverse expressions and manifestations through which the meaning of violent experiences and events are (re)produced. A compelling contribution to ongoing discussions on anthropological writing, this book will be of interest more...

  • Peace by Designby Dawn Brancati

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 34.99

    Why does political decentralization seem reduce intrastate conflict more in some countries than in others? This question constitutes the central focus of Peace by Design. Brancati argues that the ability of decentralization to reduce intrastate conflict hinges on the electoral strength of regional parties. According to Brancati, regional parties tend... more...

  • The Multiculturalism of Fearby Jacob T. Levy

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 73.99

    The Multiculturalism of Fear argues for a liberal account of multiculturalism which draws on a liberalism of fear like that articulated by Judith Shklar and inspired by Montesquieu. Liberalism should not be centrally concerned either with preserving or with transcending cultural communities, practices, and identities. Rather, it should focus on mitigating... more...

  • Understanding Violenceby Lorenzo Magnani

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    This volume sets out to give a philosophical "applied" account of violence, engaged with both empirical and theoretical debates in other disciplines such as cognitive science, sociology, psychiatry, anthropology, political theory, evolutionary biology, and theology. The book's primary thesis is that violence is inescapably intertwined... more...

  • Intervention Researchby Bernadette Melnyk; Dianne Morrison-Beedy

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 85.00

    This book is a practical, user-friendly guide for health care researchers across multiple disciplines who are involved in intervention research. It provides all of the essential elements needed for understanding how to design, conduct, analyze, and fund intervention studies that are replicable and can withstand the scrutiny of the Institutional Review... more...