The Anthropology of the State : A Reader, Paperback Book

The Anthropology of the State : A Reader Paperback

Edited by Aradhana Sharma, Akhil Gupta

Part of the Wiley Blackwell Readers in Anthropology series

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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 the state . Promotes cultural and transnational approaches to the subject. Helps readers to make anthropological sense of the state as a cultural artifact, in the context of a neoliberalizing, transnational world.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 424 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Anthropology
  • ISBN: 9781405114684

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