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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • 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 2011; 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...

  • Making of Jordanby Yoav Alon

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 31.00

    At the beginning of the 20th Century Jordan, like much of the Middle East, was a loose collection of tribes. By the time of its independence in 1946 it had the most firmly embedded state structures in the Arab world. Drawing on previously untapped sources, Yoav Alon examines how the disparate clan networks of Jordan were integrated into the Hashemite... more...

  • Ethnic Diversity in European Labor Marketsby Martin Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. The contributors present an unprecedented large-scale study on ethnic diversity in European labor markets via a combination of hard data analysis with expert evaluation of integration practices and policy... 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$ 179.00

    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...