Anthropology and Political Science: A Convergent Approach by Myron J. Aronoff,Jan Kubik

By Myron J. Aronoff,Jan Kubik

What can anthropology and political technological know-how study from one another? The authors argue that collaboration, relatively within the zone of innovations and methodologies, is vastly worthy for either disciplines, even though in addition they take care of a few troubling points of the connection. targeting the impact of anthropology on political technology, the ebook examines the fundamental assumptions the practitioners of every self-discipline make concerning the nature of social and political fact, compares many of the key techniques every one box employs, and gives an in depth evaluate of the elemental tools of analysis that "bridge" either disciplines: ethnography and case research. via ethnography (participant observation), reliance on prolonged case experiences, and using "anthropological" innovations and sensibilities, a better figuring out of a few of the main hard problems with the day might be received. for instance, political anthropology demanding situations the appearance of the "autonomy of the political" assumed by way of political technology to symbolize so-called glossy societies. a number of chapters contain a cross-disciplinary research of key techniques and concerns: political tradition, political ritual, the politics of collective identification, democratization in divided societies, clash solution, civil society, and the politics of post-Communist transformations.

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