Community, Identity and the State: Comparing Africa, by Moshe Gammer

By Moshe Gammer

The stories during this quantity originated from a world convention on 'Community, id and the nation' held at Tel Aviv college in 2001. the 1st chapters learn even if modernisation, Westernisation and democratisation are exact, and even if democracy is hooked up to a definite, particular form of social constitution. The 3rd examines similarities within the political, monetary and social improvement of 'Second global' and 'Third global' nations, whereas the fourth discusses the connection among legal and 'normal' constructions in Russian society. next chapters specialise in nationalism, utilizing case stories from Argentina, Syria and Morocco, at the 'Ulama and nationwide pursuits within the center East, on Islamic nationalism in Iran and at the discourse among pan-Africanism and Islam. the ultimate chapters research the results on tribal politics of the exploitation of oil in Abu Dhabi, and the issues of the Kurds in northern Iraq.

Show description

Read or Download Community, Identity and the State: Comparing Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East PDF

Best nationalism books

Apples and Ashes: Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederate States of America

Apples and Ashes bargains the 1st literary heritage of the Civil conflict South. The made from vast archival examine, it tells an expansive tale a few state suffering to put in writing itself into lifestyles. accomplice literature was once in intimate dialog with different modern literary cultures, in particular these of the U.S. and Britain.

Of Property and Propriety: The Role of Gender and Class in Imperialism and Nationalism

Precise in its procedure, this number of essays examines estate relatives, ethical rules referring to gender, and nationalism in India, Kurdistan, eire, and Finland. established round six case experiences, the individuals mix an research of gender with a dialectical exam of sophistication and patriarchy to bare how those family members became built in contemporary nationalist events.

The Real Right Returns: A Handbook for the True Opposition

Definitely the right is coming again. After a long time of humiliation and political disasters, the competition is reorganising, catching up with the days, and getting itself so as. it really is none too quickly. Europe faces quite a few demanding situations, demanding situations which the entrenched, incompetent elites of politics, academia, and the mass media are not able and unwilling to confront.

The Baltic States : the national self-determination of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

The Baltic States examines the struggles of the Baltic peoples for nationwide self-determination. it truly is divided into elements. half one explores their nationalist awakening, how the belief of nationwide self-determination in the course of the inter-war years of self sufficient statehood manifested itself, and the effect that 50 years of next incorporation into the Soviet Union has had on Baltic politics and nationwide cultures.

Additional resources for Community, Identity and the State: Comparing Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East

Example text

Winch, ‘Societal Complexity and Familial Complexity: Evidence for the Curvilinear Hypothesis’, American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 77, 1972, pp. 898–920; C. W. McNett, ‘Factor Analysis of a Cross-Cultural Sample’, Behavior Science Notes, Vol. 8, 1973, pp. 233–57; D. Levinson and M. J. Malone, Toward Explaining Human Culture: A Critical Review of the Findings of Worldwide Cross-Cultural Research, New Haven, CT, 1980, pp. 86–7; C. R. Ember and D. Levinson, ‘The Substantive Contributions of Worldwide Cross-Cultural Studies Using Secondary Data’, Behavior Science Research, Vol.

Chubarov, eds, Arkhaicheskoe obshchestvo: Uzlovye problemy sotsiologii razvitija [The Archaic Society: Main Problems of Sociology of Development], Vol. 1, Moscow, 1991, pp. 136–91. 19. E. Boserup, Women’s Role in Economic Development, New York, 1970; P. R. Sanday, ‘Toward a Theory of the Status of Women’, American Anthropologist, Vol. 75, 1973, pp. 1682–700; C. R. Ember, ‘The Relative Decline in Women’s Contribution to Agriculture with Intensification’, American Anthropologist, Vol. 85, 1983, pp.

Pershits, Iu. I. A. Shnirel’man, eds, Voina i mir v rannei istorii chelovechestva [War and Peace in Early Human History], Vol. 1, Moscow, 1994, pp. 63–4. 28. See also D. M. Bondarenko and A. V. Korotayev, ‘Family Size and Community Organization’. 29. E. g. N. A. Butinov Sotsial’naia organizatsiia polineziitsev [The Social Organization of the Polynesians], Moscow, 1985. 30. M. L. Burton and K. Reitz, ‘The Plow, Female Contribution to Agricultural Subsistence and Polygyny: A Long-Linear Analysis’, Behavior Science Research, Vol.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 42 votes