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The politics of egalitarianism : theory and practice

Author: Jacqueline S Solway
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, ©2006.
Series: Methodology and history in anthropology, v. 12.
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"The essays assembled in this book exemplify the way political anthropologists address a range of problems that deeply affect people throughout the world. The authors draw their inspiration from the work of Canadian anthropologist Richard B. Lee, and, like him, they are concerned with understanding and acting upon issues of "indigenous rights"; the impact of colonialism, postcolonial state formation, and  Read more...
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Named Person: Richard B Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline S Solway
ISBN: 1845451147 9781845451141 1845451155 9781845451158
OCLC Number: 64208376
Notes: Based on sessions at the May 2001 joint meetings of the Canadian Anthropology Society and American Ethnological Association.
Description: viii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: All people are (not) good / Bruce G. Trigger --
Community, state, and questions of social evolution in Karl Marx's Ethnological notebooks / Christine Ward Gailey --
Subtle matters of theory and emphasis : Richard Lee and controversies about foraging peoples / Thomas C. Patterson --
"The original affluent society" : four decades on / Jacqueline Solway --
The original affluent society / Marshall Sahlins --
On the politics of being Jewish in a multiracial state / Karen Brodkin --
The lion/bushman relationship in Nyae Nyae in the 1950s : a relationship crafted in the old way / Elizabeth Marshall Thomas --
The Kalahari Peoples Fund : the activist legacy of the Harvard Kalahari Research Group / Megan Biesele --
Land, livestock, and leadership among the Ju/'hoansi San of north-western Botswana / Robert K. Hitchcock --
Contemporary bushman art, identity politics, and the primitivism discourse / Mathias Guenther --
Class, culture, and recognition : San farm workers and indigenous identities / Renée Sylvain --
The other side of development : HIV/AIDS among men and women in Ju/'hoansi villages / Ida Susser --
Richard B. Lee and company : a Kalahari chronicle, 1963-2000 / compiled by Jacqueline Solway --
Richard B. Lee : the politics, art, and science of anthropology / Christine Ward Gailey --
Richard Borshay Lee : selected bibliography / compiled by Jacqueline Solway.
Series Title: Methodology and history in anthropology, v. 12.
Responsibility: edited by Jacqueline Solway.

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