Power and Its Disguises: Anthropological Perspectives on Politics

John Gledhill

Power and Its Disguises: Anthropological Perspectives on Politics

John Gledhill

Distributed for Pluto Press

288 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780745316857 Published September 2000 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Preface To The Second Edition
 
1. Locating The Political: A Political Anthropology For Today
 
2. The Origins And Limits Of Coercive Power: The Anthropology Of Stateless Societies
 
3. From Hierarchy To Surveillance: The Politics Of Agrarian Civilizations And The Rise Of The Western National State
 
4. The Political Anthropology Of Colonialism: A Study Of Domination And Resistance
 
5. Post-Colonial States: Legacies Of History And Pressures Of Modernity
 
6. From Macro-Structure To Micro-Process: Anthropological Analysis Of Political Practice
 
7. Political Process And ‘Global Disorder’: Perspectives On Contemporary Conflict And Violence
 
8. Society Against The Modern State?: The Politics Of Social Movements
 
9. Anthropology And Politics: Commitment, Responsibility And The Academy
 
Bibliography
 
Index
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