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State formation [electronic resource] : anthropological perspectives / edited by Christian Krohn-Hansen and Knut G. Nustad ; foreword by Bruce Kapferer.

Contributor(s): Krohn-Hansen, Christian, 1957- | Nustad, Knut G, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Anthropology, culture, and society: Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 263 p.).ISBN: 9781849642941 (electronic bk.); 184964294X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Political anthropology | State, The | Politics and culture | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Anthropologie politique | �Etat | Politique et culture | Entstehung | Politische Anthropologie | Staat | S�udafrika <Staat>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: State formation.DDC classification: 306.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Christian Krohn-Hansen and Knut G. Nustad -- Sovereignty, the spatial politics of security, and gender : looking north and south from the US-Mexico border / Ana M. Alonso -- Chiefs and bureaucrats in the making of empire : a drama from the Transkei, South Africa, October 1880 / Clifton Crais -- State formation through development in post-apartheid South Africa / Knut G. Nustad -- Negotiated dictatorship : the building of the Trujillo State in the southwestern Dominican Republic / Christian Krohn-Hansen -- The materiality of state effects : an ethnography of a road in the Peruvian Andes / Penelope Harvey -- Contradictory notions of the state : returned refugees in Guatemala / Kristi Anne St�len -- Counting on state subjects : state formation and citizenship in twentieth-century Mexico / Helga Baitenmann -- "A speech that the entire ministry may stand for" : on generating state voice / Iver B. Neumann -- "Better safe than sorry" : legislating assisted conception in Norway / Marit Melhuus -- The state of the state in Europe, or, "What is the European Union that anthropologists should be mindful of it"? / Cris Shore.
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Chiefly papers presented at a workshop held at the University of Oslo in Oct. 2002.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Christian Krohn-Hansen and Knut G. Nustad -- Sovereignty, the spatial politics of security, and gender : looking north and south from the US-Mexico border / Ana M. Alonso -- Chiefs and bureaucrats in the making of empire : a drama from the Transkei, South Africa, October 1880 / Clifton Crais -- State formation through development in post-apartheid South Africa / Knut G. Nustad -- Negotiated dictatorship : the building of the Trujillo State in the southwestern Dominican Republic / Christian Krohn-Hansen -- The materiality of state effects : an ethnography of a road in the Peruvian Andes / Penelope Harvey -- Contradictory notions of the state : returned refugees in Guatemala / Kristi Anne St�len -- Counting on state subjects : state formation and citizenship in twentieth-century Mexico / Helga Baitenmann -- "A speech that the entire ministry may stand for" : on generating state voice / Iver B. Neumann -- "Better safe than sorry" : legislating assisted conception in Norway / Marit Melhuus -- The state of the state in Europe, or, "What is the European Union that anthropologists should be mindful of it"? / Cris Shore.

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