Power and Its Disguises

Power and Its Disguises

Anthropological Perspectives on Politics

eBook - 2000
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This book explores both the complexities of local situations and the power relations that shape the global order. He shows how historically informed anthropological perspectives can contribute to debates about democratisation by incorporating a 'view from below' and revealing forces that shape power relations behind the formal facade of state institutions.Examples are drawn from Brazil, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala, Indonesia, India, Mexico, Peru, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Sri Lanka, amongst others.
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Pluto Press, 2000.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 0745316867
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 272 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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