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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • Contesting Moralitiesby Nannekke Redclift

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 71.95

    Questions of public and private morality, values and choices have become important areas of collective discussion.  A key feature of this book is that it takes an ethnographic rather than a philosophical or speculative approach to moral debates. This study examines the contemporary explosion of ethical discourse in the public domain and the growing... more...

  • State and Societyby J. Gledhill; M. T. Larsen; B. Bender

    Routledge 1998; US$ 57.95

    Bringing archaeological research into contact with the work of ethno-historians and anthropologists, these papers analyze the dynamics of political centralization, and resistance to it, in a wide range of historical and geographical contexts. more...

  • Feminist Reviewby The Feminist Review Collective

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 22.95

    Focuses on feminist analyses of race and ethnicity - currently one of the most immediate issues facing feminist thinking. The volume ranges from a study of the social geographes of whiteness in the USA to a variety of perspectives on the break-up in Yugoslavia. more...

  • Race and Ethnicityby Stephen Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95

    Broad-ranging and comprehensive, this incisive new textbook examines the shifting meanings of 'race' and ethnicity and collates the essential concepts in one indispensable companion volume. From Marxist views to post-colonialism, this book investigates the attendant debates, issues and analyses within the context of global change. Using international... more...

  • Politics and Ethnicityby Joseph Rudolph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 36.00

    A comparative look at the issue of ethnic politics and conflict using the case studies of France, Czechoslovakia, and Nigeria. more...

  • Ethnicity and Everyday Lifeby Christian Karner

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    Mixing theories of the everyday with a wide range of case studies, this book explains the 'character' of ethnicity, from being a political tool of exclusion, to a source of meaning and solidarity, and the relationship between culture, power and identity. Combining theories of the everyday with empirical case studies, this book examines: the... more...

  • Concubines and Powerby Heidi J. Nast; Hausatu Abba Ado Bayero

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 70.50

    The palace of Kano, Nigeria historically housed hundreds of concubines whose influence has been largely overlooked. In Concubines and Power, Heidi J. Nast demonstrates how human-geographical methods can tell us about a place bereft of archaeological work or primary sources. Social forces undoubtedly shaped concubinage, but Nast shows how the women?s... more...

  • Ethnic Constructs in Antiquityby Ton Derks; Nico Roymans

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 65.00

    A bold and original examination of the relationships between ethnicity and political power in the ancient world more...

  • Separation, Assimilation, or Accommodationby Terrence E. Cook

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 80.00

    Delineates six broad alternative directions in ethnic minority policy, emphasizing ethnic group differences, similarities, or a mix of both. more...

  • Order and Disorderby Keebet von Benda-Beckmann; Fernanda Pirie

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 25.00

    Disorder and instability are matters of continuing public concern. Terrorism, as a threat to global order, has been added to preoccupations with political unrest, deviance and crime. Such considerations have prompted the return to the classic anthropological issues of order and disorder. Examining order within the political and legal spheres and... more...