Power, Community and the State : The Political Anthropology of Organisation in Mexico
Drawing on her extensive fieldwork in Mexico, and her experience in the field of development, Nuijten draws wide conclusions that can be applied to many societies. Providing a detailed ethnography, she focuses on various themes, including a theoretical anthropology of state power; families and factionalism after agrarian reform; local organisation; questions of law; corruption; and development theory. Focusing on the relationships between a local community and the state, this study is relevant not only to political anthropology, but also to development studies more generally.
`an outstanding contribution' John Gledhill, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester, editor of the journal Critique of Anthropology.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 135 x 215 x 15.49mm | 367.41g
- 20 Jun 2003
- PLUTO PRESS
- London, United Kingdom
- 1 map / 2 figures
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Table of contents
2. Factionalism And Family After The Agrarian Reform
3. Politics And Local Organisation
4. Illegality And The Law
5. The Lost Land 1: The Priest And The Lawyer
6. The Lost Land 2: The Engineers
7. Inside The `Hope-Generating Machine'
8. Development Discourses And Participatory Approaches
9. Corruption, Order And The Idea Of The State
About Monique Nuijten