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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • Peace by Designby Dawn Brancati

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25

    Peace by Design seeks to understand whether a particular type of political institution, namely decentralization or federalism, reduces intrastate conflict and under what conditions. more...

  • The Multiculturalism of Fearby Jacob T. Levy

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This book combines an analysis of the policy dilemmas faced by multiethnic states around the world with a philosophical consideration of multiculturalism and nationalism. It discusses land rights, official apologies for past injustices, the sexist and cruel internal practices of many minority groups, and the violence of state attempts to assimilate... more...

  • Understanding Violenceby Lorenzo Magnani

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 197.86

    This volume provides 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. more...

  • Ethnicity and Group Rightsby Ian Shapiro; Will Kymlicka

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 28.00

    Within Western political philosophy, the rights of groups has often been neglected or addressed in only the narrowest fashion. Focusing solely on whether rights are exercised by individuals or groups misses what lies at the heart of ethnocultural conflict, leaving the crucial question unanswered: can the familiar system of common citizenship rights... more...

  • New Perspectives on Racial Identity Developmentby Charmaine Wijeyesinghe; Bailey W. Jackson

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 89.00

    New Perspectives on Racial Identity Development brings together leaders in the field to deepen, broaden, and reassess our understandings of racial identity development. Contributors include the authors of some of the earliest theories in the field, such as William Cross, Bailey W. Jackson, Jean Kim, Rita Hardiman, and Charmaine L. Wijeyesinghe, who... more...

  • Merchants of Despairby Robert Zubrin

    Encounter Books 2012; US$ 25.99

    There was a time when humanity looked in the mirror and saw something precious, worth protecting and fighting for?indeed, worth liberating. But now, we are beset on all sides by propaganda promoting a radically different viewpoint. According to this idea, human beings are a cancer upon the Earth, a horde of vermin whose aspirations and appetites are... more...

  • Surrendering to Utopiaby Mark Goodale

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 20.95

    A broad and ambitious reexamination of anthropology's potential and obligation to transform human rights theory and practice. more...

  • Governing Culturesby Kendra Coulter; William R. Schumann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    By assembling original, ethnographically-grounded research in legislatures, executives, and bureaucracies, this volume illuminates and unpacks the structures, practices, and values of government actors in local, regional, and national contexts. more...

  • The War Reportby Stuart Casey-Maslen

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47

    This annual Report on armed conflicts around the world provides detailed information on each conflict which occurred in 2013. The Report sets out the conflicts' classification, applicable norms, key actors, methods of warfare, and the number of casualties. It also analyses key legal issues that arose in the context of these armed conflicts. more...

  • The Multicultural Riddleby Gerd Baumann

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Multicultural Riddle is a comprehensive exploration of all the issues that shape our search for a multicultural society. The book examines how we can establish a state of justice and equality between and among three groups: those who believe in a unified national culture, those who trace their culture to their ethnic identity, and those who view... more...