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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • Ethnicityby Steve Fenton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    In this extensively revised edition, Steve Fenton updates his concise and accessible introduction to ethnicity, drawing on new published work and recent social and historical changes. Discussing an extended range of theorists and illustrations from around the world, Fenton explores and clarifies the core meanings and the shifting ground of this contested... more...

  • Crime and Custom in Savage Societyby Bronislaw Malinowski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume discusses aspects of small scale societies, including the study of the mental processes, as well as indigenous economics and law. more...

  • Ethnic Identityby De George A. Vos; Takeyuki Tsuda; Lola Romanucci-Ross

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 42.99

    In this thought-provoking reader of mostly new chapters, an international group of scholars link ethnicity to language, nationalism, localism, religion, and other issues in various crucial areas around the globe. Ethnic identities are examined in countries around the globe, including Africa, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Macedonia,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the World's Minoritiesby Carl Skutsch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 625.00

    This study of minorities involves the difficult issues of rights, justice, equality, dignity, identity, autonomy, political liberties, and cultural freedoms. The A-Z Encyclopedia presents the facts, arguments, and areas of contention in over 560 entries in a clear, objective manner. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the ... more...

  • Language, Ethnic Identity and the Stateby William Safran; J.A. Laponce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This new study powerfully asserts the pivotal importance of the interplay between language and ethnicity, which is often underestimated as a component for political stability. These leading scholars present five key case studies of South Africa, Algeria, Canada, Latvia and Senegal. All five countries are multilingual nations where language has... more...

  • Up, Down, and Sidewaysby Rachael Stryker; Roberto J. Gon

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    Using a "vertical slice" approach, anthropologists critically analyze the relationship between undemocratic uses and abuses of power and the survival of the human species. The contributors scrutinize modern institutions in a variety of regions-from Russia and Mexico to South Korea and the U.S. Up, Down, and Sideways is an ethnographic examination... more...

  • Race and Ethnicityby Stephen Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    Broad-ranging and comprehensive, this completely revised and updated textbook is a critical guide to issues and theories of ?race? and ethnicity. It shows how these concepts came into being during colonial domination and how they became central ? and until recently, unquestioned ? aspects of social identity and division. This book provides students... more...

  • Egalitarian Revolution in the Savannaby Stephen A. Dueppen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Many West African societies have egalitarian political systems, with non-centralised distributions of power. 'Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna' analyses a wide range of archaeological data to explore the development of such societies. The volume offers a detailed case study of the village settlement of Kirikongo in western Burkina Faso. Over the... more...

  • Ethnic and Racial Consciousnessby Michael Banton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Ethnic and Racial Consciousness is a completely revised version of the highly acclaimed first edition published in 1988. At that time no one expected the former Yugoslavia would break up with the brutal slaughter of neighbour by neighbour. Few would have predicted the horrific massacres in Rwanda and Burundi which have led to accusations of genocide.... more...

  • Near Eastern Tribal Societies During the Nineteenth Centuryby Eveline van der Steen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...