Power and Its Disguises
Anthropological Perspectives on PoliticseBook - 2000
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.
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 272 p.)
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK