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Political organization. Political anthropology

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  • Neoliberal Frontiersby Brenda Chalfin

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 23.00 US$ 19.55

    In Neoliberal Frontiers , Brenda Chalfin presents an ethnographic examination of the day-to-day practices of the officials of Ghana’s Customs Service, exploring the impact of neoliberal restructuring and integration into the global economy on Ghanaian sovereignty. From the revealing vantage point of the Customs office, Chalfin discovers a fascinating... more...

  • Handbuch Politische Gewaltby Birgit Enzmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 30.82

    Politische Gewalt ist eine Grundkonstante, die in der Geschichte durchgehend auftritt und sich als mögliches Mittel der Politik auch nicht beseitigen lässt. Dieses Handbuch behandelt systematisch die Grundformen politischer Gewalt: Widerstand, Revolution, Krieg, Terror und Extremismus. more...

  • The Samburuby Paul Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    In an era of rapid change for Africa, this nomadic tribe clings to its traditional way of life. This book examines their society, and provides the first full published description of human life in the area. The author, a social anthropologist, spent more than two years among the Samburu; as an adopted member of one of their clans, he perceived how... more...

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Subversion of Nationalismby Bodil Folke Frederiksen; Fiona Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This volume explores the politics of identity by analysing the intersections between ethnicity, gender and nationalism in developing societies. These markers of identity are not understood as constituting essences, but as springing from people's core experiences, yearnings and strategic life plans in a context where resources are scarce. As such, identities... more...

  • Tolerationby Andrew Jason Cohen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    In this engaging and comprehensive introduction to the topic of toleration, Andrew Jason Cohen seeks to answer fundamental questions, such as: What is toleration? What should be tolerated? Why is toleration important? Beginning with some key insights into what we mean by toleration, Cohen goes on to investigate what should be tolerated and why.... more...

  • The Handbook of Ethical Research with Ethnocultural Populations and Communitiesby Joseph E. Trimble; Celia B. Fisher

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 148.00

    The Handbook of Ethical Research With Ethnocultural Populations and Communities, edited by Joseph E. Trimble and Celia B. Fisher, addressES key questions in the first major work to focus specifically on ethical issues involving work with ethnocultural populations. Filling gaps and questions left unanswered by general rules of scientific conduct such... more...

  • Comparative Peace Processesby Jonathan Tonge

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.26

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015 The term �peace process� is now widely used to describe attempts to manage and resolve conflict. As the nature of conflict has changed, so the range of available tools for producing peace has grown. Alongside a plethora of political actions, there is now a greater international awareness of how peace... more...

  • The Anthropology of the Stateby Aradhana Sharma; Akhil Gupta

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.95 US$ 135.86

    This innovative reader brings together classic theoretical texts and cutting-edge ethnographic analyses of specific state institutions, practices, and processes and outlines an anthropological framework for rethinking future study of “the state”. Focuses on the institutions, spaces, ideas, practices, and representations that constitute... more...

  • Anthropologies of Modernityby Jonathan Xavier Inda

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95 US$ 120.56

    This book brings together a range of anthropological writings that are inspired by the French philosopher Michel Foucault and examine Foucault’s contribution to current theories of modernity. Treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations. Tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism... more...

  • New Blackby Rodney Coates; Rutledge M. Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 130.99

    Consists of research papers from an international community of specialists on race and ethnic relations. This book explores theoretical and empirical developments in the field. It is oriented towards graduate students and scholars in sociology who focus on race and ethnic relations. more...