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The anthropology of the state : a reader / edited by Aradhana Sharma and Akhil Gupta.
Contributor(s): Sharma, Aradhana | Gupta, Akhil.Material type: BookSeries: Blackwell readers in anthropology ; 9. Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006Description: x, 410 pages ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405114684 (pbk.); 1405114681 (pbk.); 9781405114677 (hbk.); 1405114673 (hbk.).Subject(s): Political anthropology | State, The | Nation-state | Sovereignty | World politicsDDC classification: 306.2 ANT Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bureaucracy / Max Weber --
State and civil society / Antonio Gramsci --
Ideology and ideological state apparatuses (notes towards an investigation) / Louis Althusser --
Notes on the difficulty of studying the state / Philip Abrabs --
Governmentality / Michel Foucault --
Governing 'advanced' liberal democracies / Nikolas Rose --
Society, economy, and the state effect / Timothy Mitchell --
Finding the man in the state / Wendy Brown --
Blurred boundaries : the discourse of corruption, the culture of politics, and the imagined state / Akhil Gupta --
Cities, people, and language / James C. Scott --
The anti-politics machine / James Ferguson --
Making war at home in the United States : militarization and the current Crisis / Catherine Lutz --
Cultural logics of belonging and movement : transnationalism, naturalization, and US immigration politics / Susan Bibler Coutin --
The Public/private mirage : mapping homes and undomesticating violence work in the South Asian Immigrant community / Anannya Bhattacharjee --
Popular culture and the state / Stuart Hall --
The banality of power and the aesthetics of vulgarity in the postcolony / Achille Mbembe.
This innovative reader brings together classic theoretical texts and cutting-edge ethnographic analyses of specific state institutions, practices, and processes and outlines an anthropological framework for rethinking future study of 'the state'