By David Nugent (ed.), Joan Vincent (ed.)
This spouse bargains an exceptional evaluation of anthropology’s specified contribution to the learn of politics. Explores the most important thoughts and problems with our time — from AIDS, globalization, displacement, and militarization, to id politics and past. each one bankruptcy displays on techniques and matters that experience formed the anthropology of politics and concludes with suggestions on and demanding situations for a way forward. Anthropology’s designated style, ethnography, lies on the center of this quantity.
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A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics by David Nugent (ed.), Joan Vincent (ed.)