Up, Down, and Sideways: Anthropologists Trace the Pathways of Power (BOK)

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Using a "vertical slice" approach, anthropologists critically analyze the relationship between undemocratic uses and abuses of power and the survival of the human species. The contributors scrutinize modern institutions in a variety of regions - from Russia and Mexico to South Korea and the U.S. Up, Down, and Sideways is an ethnographic examination of such phenomena as debt culture, global financial crises, food insecurity, indigenous land and resource appropriation, the mismanagement of health care, and corporate surrogacy within family life. With a preface by Laura Nader, this is essential reading for anyone seeking solid theories and concrete methods to inform activist scholarship.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forlag
Berghahn Books
ISBN 9781782384014 Antall sider 276
Dimensjoner 15cm x 21cm x 2,2cm Vekt 419 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Rachael Stryker, Roberto Gonzalez
Emner og form Anthropology, Political science & theory

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