By David Nugent (ed.), Joan Vincent (ed.)
This spouse deals an exceptional evaluation of anthropology’s distinctive contribution to the examine of politics. Explores the most important ideas and problems with our time — from AIDS, globalization, displacement, and militarization, to identification politics and past. each one bankruptcy displays on thoughts and matters that experience formed the anthropology of politics and concludes with strategies on and demanding situations for how forward. Anthropology’s detailed style, ethnography, lies on the center of this quantity.
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Here is Heller’s account of how it worked (1998:629): Instead of assigning an owner to each object, socialist law created a complex hierarchy of divided and coordinated rights in the objects it defined . . The law integrated ownership of physical assets within overlapping state structures, often linking upward from a state enterprise, to a group of similar enterprises, to the local and then central offices of a ministry responsible for that branch of industry. That is, the Communist Party planning mechanism granted administrative rights to ministries, state-owned enterprises, and local authorities, who might further allocate their administrative rights downward, in the name of both the Party and their bureaucratic segment or firm.
Key terms of the debates on how best to support poor whites and alter their child-rearing practices through the l930s (just before the overthrow of Dutch rule in the 1940s) make that point again and again. When architects of colonial social policy argued against ‘‘care by the state’’ (staatszorg) for support of abandoned mixed-blood children and for ‘‘mother care’’ (moederzorg) instead, they were putting responsibility for the formative production of sentiment at the heart of their political agendas.
A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics by David Nugent (ed.), Joan Vincent (ed.)