A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

Editor(s): David Nugent, Joan Vincent

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631229728

Online ISBN: 9780470693681

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693681

About this Book

This Companion offers an unprecedented overview of anthropology's unique contribution to the study of politics.


  • Explores the key concepts and issues of our time - from AIDS, globalization, displacement, and militarization, to identity politics and beyond
  • Each chapter reflects on concepts and issues that have shaped the anthropology of politics and concludes with thoughts on and challenges for the way ahead
  • Anthropology's distinctive genre, ethnography, lies at the heart of this volume

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 10

      Genetic Citizenship (pages 152–167)

      Deborah Heath, Rayna Rapp and Karen-Sue Taussig

    3. Chapter 19

      “Mafias” (pages 303–317)

      Jane C. Schneider and Peter. T. Schneider

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