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The Resource Power and its disguises : anthropological perspectives on politics, John Gledhill

Power and its disguises : anthropological perspectives on politics, John Gledhill

Label
Power and its disguises : anthropological perspectives on politics
Title
Power and its disguises
Title remainder
anthropological perspectives on politics
Statement of responsibility
John Gledhill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals forces that shape power relations behind the formal facade of state institutions
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gledhill, John
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Anthropology, culture, and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political anthropology
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Anthropologie politique
  • Pouvoir (Sciences sociales)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Political anthropology
  • Power (Social sciences)
Label
Power and its disguises : anthropological perspectives on politics, John Gledhill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-258) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION""; ""1. Locating the political: a political anthropology for today ""; ""How not to use the West as a point of departure ""; ""The distinctiveness of the modern state ""; ""Wider implications of historical discontinuity ""; ""Political anthropology reconstituted ""; ""2. The origins and limits of coercive power: the anthropology of stateless societies ""; ""The externalization of the political as the negation of power ""; ""Sexual politics in stateless societies ""; ""Civilization, mother of barbarism ""
  • ""'Stateless societies' under the modern state """"3. From hierarchy to surveillance: the politics of agrarian civilizations and the rise of the Western national state ""; ""Political systems in theories of European development ""; ""A specifically European dynamic? ""; ""Agrarian civilization outside Europe ""; ""4. The political anthropology of colonialism: a study of domination and resistance ""; ""Structural- functionalist political anthropology as a child of its time ""; ""The colonial process as an object of analysis ""; ""Cracks in the structures: the anthropology of resistance ""
  • ""5. Post- colonial states: legacies of history and pressures of modernity """"Regime variation in post- independence Africa ""; ""Deep politics: the state and civil society ""; ""Power relations in the shadow state ""; ""'Democratization' in Latin America ""; ""Mexico: democratization versus the shadow state and militarization ""; ""Indigenous peoples and the state in Mexico and Guatemala ""; ""6. From macro- structure to micro- process: anthropological analysis of political practice ""; ""Getting at structure through events ""; ""Politics as the activity of political men ""
  • ""The autonomy of the political field and its symbolic practices """"Insidious strategies of power ""; ""7. Political process and global disorder : perspectives on contemporary conflict and violence ""; ""Expanding capitalism, declining empires ""; ""Cultural globalization and power ""; ""From the fantasies of Senderology to the roots of political violence in Peru ""; ""Sri Lanka: constructing new orders through violence ""; ""8. Society against the modern state? The politics of social movements ""; ""Social movements theory: the need for scepticism ""; ""Alternative Modernities ""
  • ""Cultural politics and political constructions of culture """"Popular politics and the politicization of gender ""; ""9. Anthropology and politics: commitment, responsibility and the academy ""; ""The politics of anthropological knowledge production: some initial ""; ""Acting on the basis of knowledge ""; ""Commitment at the grassroots ""; ""From knowledge to wisdom? ""; ""Power and its disguises ""; ""Bibliography ""; ""Index""; ""AbélÃ?s, M., ""; "" 20-1""; "" 145-7""; ""academic politics 220-1""; ""advocacy and participation, possible forms of 236-7""; ""agrarian civilizations""
Control code
ocm50816598
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585426327
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18fnqrq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50816598
Label
Power and its disguises : anthropological perspectives on politics, John Gledhill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-258) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION""; ""1. Locating the political: a political anthropology for today ""; ""How not to use the West as a point of departure ""; ""The distinctiveness of the modern state ""; ""Wider implications of historical discontinuity ""; ""Political anthropology reconstituted ""; ""2. The origins and limits of coercive power: the anthropology of stateless societies ""; ""The externalization of the political as the negation of power ""; ""Sexual politics in stateless societies ""; ""Civilization, mother of barbarism ""
  • ""'Stateless societies' under the modern state """"3. From hierarchy to surveillance: the politics of agrarian civilizations and the rise of the Western national state ""; ""Political systems in theories of European development ""; ""A specifically European dynamic? ""; ""Agrarian civilization outside Europe ""; ""4. The political anthropology of colonialism: a study of domination and resistance ""; ""Structural- functionalist political anthropology as a child of its time ""; ""The colonial process as an object of analysis ""; ""Cracks in the structures: the anthropology of resistance ""
  • ""5. Post- colonial states: legacies of history and pressures of modernity """"Regime variation in post- independence Africa ""; ""Deep politics: the state and civil society ""; ""Power relations in the shadow state ""; ""'Democratization' in Latin America ""; ""Mexico: democratization versus the shadow state and militarization ""; ""Indigenous peoples and the state in Mexico and Guatemala ""; ""6. From macro- structure to micro- process: anthropological analysis of political practice ""; ""Getting at structure through events ""; ""Politics as the activity of political men ""
  • ""The autonomy of the political field and its symbolic practices """"Insidious strategies of power ""; ""7. Political process and global disorder : perspectives on contemporary conflict and violence ""; ""Expanding capitalism, declining empires ""; ""Cultural globalization and power ""; ""From the fantasies of Senderology to the roots of political violence in Peru ""; ""Sri Lanka: constructing new orders through violence ""; ""8. Society against the modern state? The politics of social movements ""; ""Social movements theory: the need for scepticism ""; ""Alternative Modernities ""
  • ""Cultural politics and political constructions of culture """"Popular politics and the politicization of gender ""; ""9. Anthropology and politics: commitment, responsibility and the academy ""; ""The politics of anthropological knowledge production: some initial ""; ""Acting on the basis of knowledge ""; ""Commitment at the grassroots ""; ""From knowledge to wisdom? ""; ""Power and its disguises ""; ""Bibliography ""; ""Index""; ""AbélÃ?s, M., ""; "" 20-1""; "" 145-7""; ""academic politics 220-1""; ""advocacy and participation, possible forms of 236-7""; ""agrarian civilizations""
Control code
ocm50816598
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585426327
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18fnqrq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50816598

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