Chapter 24. Power Topographies

  1. David Nugent and
  2. Joan Vincent
  1. James Ferguson

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch24

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

How to Cite

Ferguson, J. (2007) Power Topographies, in A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics (eds D. Nugent and J. Vincent), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch24

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631229728

Online ISBN: 9780470693681

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Keywords:

  • critical analysis;
  • civil society;
  • social movements;
  • democratization;
  • non-governmental organizations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Beyond “the State” And “civil Society” In The Study Of African Politics

  • The Vertical Topography In The Study Of African Politics: Two Variants Of A Mythic Structure

  • The Topography Of “state And Civil Society”

  • “Grass-Roots” Politics Without Verticality?

  • Toward an Ethnography of Encompassment

  • References

  • Suggested Further Reading