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Political Anthropology

by Marc Swartz

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Published by Aldine Transaction .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages317
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Open LibraryOL7409533M
ISBN 100202308944
ISBN 109780202308944

Political Anthropology, a book published in 2, Geroges Balandier intr oduced political an thropology as ‘ a late specialization of social anthropology’.Author: Suresh Dhakal. Get this from a library! Political anthropology.. [Georges Balandier] -- Examines ideas and writings of scholars in this comparatively new area of anthropology, defined as the study of societies from a political point of view.

Politics is all about power, and power--its composition, creation, and use--pervades this unique and clearly written assessment of the paradigms by which anthropologists explain and understand political phenomena. In Political Anthropology, Donald V. . In Political Anthropology (originally published in as Macht und menschliche Natur), Helmuth Plessner considers whether politics—conceived as the struggle for power between groups, nations, and states—belongs to the essence of the ng on and complementing ideas from his Levels of the Organic and the Human (), Plessner proposes a genealogy of .

Political Economy in anthropology is the application of the theories and methods of historical materialism to the traditional concerns of anthropology, including, but not limited to, non-capitalist societies. Political Economy introduced questions of history and colonialism to ahistorical anthropological theories of social structure and culture. In her spellbindingly brilliant new book, Dying to Serve: Militarism, Affect, and the Politics of Sacrifice in the Pakistan Army (Stanford University Press, ), Maria Rashid conducts an intimate and layered ethnography of militarism and death in Pakistan, with a focus on the lives, aspirations, and tragedies of soldiers and their.


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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/5(55).

Political anthropology examines and compares these diverse systems of social control. It also explores the power structures of societies, including the extent of consensus and the patterns of equality or inequality within them.

It examines the ways in which leaders establish or bolster their authority through tradition, force, persuasion, and. Books shelved as political-anthropology: Class, Contention, and a World in Motion by Winnie Lem, Evolutive Economics and Social Sciences - volume 1: afte.

Discover librarian-selected research resources on Political Anthropology from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Politics and Government» Political Science» Political Anthropology.

POLITICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: A CROSS-CULTURAL COMPARISON. Paul McDowell, Santa Barbara City College [email protected] Learning Objectives • Identify the four levels of socio-cultural integration (band, tribe, chiefdom, and state) and describe their Size: KB.

"Political Anthropology is a compelling and luminous introduction to Helmuth Plessner's philosophical anthropology; it is also Political Anthropology book timely and urgent response to the rampant skepticism about political life now current.

In demonstrating that politics belongs to the very fabric and 'unfathomability' of being human, Plessner returns to the human. Taking the latter view of the nature of political behavior, the editors of Political Anthropology here present an original compilation of papers that thoroughly assess contemporary anthropological research and theory on political phenomena and explore the sources and maintenance of political power.

One of the aims of this book is to take Format: Paperback. Spencer, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political anthropology is a subdiscipline of social and cultural anthropology concerned with the comparative, fieldwork-based study of politics and the political.

Between the s and the s it was a central area, especially of social anthropology in Europe. In that period political. Eligibility: The Association will recognize work that best exemplifies creativity and rigor in the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices.

Either single- or multi-authored books are eligible, however edited volumes, reference works, or second editions of previously published works are excluded from consideration. 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, including its history, its major research 3/5(1). Introduction.

Political anthropology emphasizes context, process, and scale. The field has been most concerned with the contextual specificity of political processes and the mechanisms through which localities are differentially incorporated into larger scales of.

Taking the latter view of the nature of political behavior, the editors of Political Anthropology here present an original compilation of papers that thoroughly assess contemporary anthropological research and theory on political phenomena and explore the sources and maintenance of political power.

One of the aims of this book is to take. Book Review. The Handbook of Political Anthropology is an intriguing collection of interdisciplinary works that brings together the intersection of the political sphere with social, economic, legal and cultural patterns and practices. It highlights the importance of significance of this cross disciplinary work to break down well established.

InPoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review introduced a new feature, Emergent Conversations. Although not yet in the journal, the concerns addressed Book Reviews. Political Anthropology: An Introduction - Ebook written by Ted C. Lewellen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Political Anthropology: An 5/5(1). Segmentary factional political systems \/ Ralph W. Nicholas -- Impotency and power: a cross-cultural comparison of the effect of alien rule \/ Harriet J.

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Significantly updated and expanded with extensive changes in many chapters, three additional chapters, and a new conclusion, this second edition. James Holston's current research examines the worldwide insurgence of democratic citizenships in the context of global urbanization, especially the generation of insurgent citizenship among the urban working classes in Brazil, as they confront problems of urbanization, land tenure, government regulation, state violence, and misrule of law.This book introduces fundamental approaches and concepts in sociology and social anthropology.

The need for and difficulties involved in arriving at a scientific explanation of society will be.Political Anthropology Helmuth Plessner, Nils F. Schott, Heike Delitz, Robert Seyfert, Joachim Fischer In Political Anthropology (originally published in as Macht und menschliche Natur), Helmuth Plessner considers whether politics—conceived as the struggle for power between groups, nations, and states—belongs to the essence of the.