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Books di Gupta Akhil

Red Tape

Red Tape

Gupta Akhil 
edizioni Duke Univ Pr collana Duke Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2012

The significant anarchist, Black, and socialist world-movements that emerged in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth adapted discourses of sentiment and sensation and used the era's new forms of visual culture to move people to participate in projects of social, political, and economic transformation. Drawing...

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€ 25,80
Red Tape

Red Tape

Gupta Akhil 
edizioni Duke Univ Pr collana Duke Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2012

Red Tape presents a major new theory of the state developed by the renowned anthropologist Akhil Gupta. Seeking to understand the chronic and widespread poverty in India, the world's fourth largest economy, Guptà conceives of the relation between the state in India and the poor as one of structural violence. Every...

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€ 82,60
Postcolonial Developments

Postcolonial Developments

Gupta Akhil 
edizioni Duke Univ Pr collana Duke Univ Pr (Paperback) , 1998

This definitive study brings together recent critiques of development and work in postcolonial studies to explore what the postcolonial condition has meant to rural people in the Third World. Focusing on local-level agricultural practices in India since the “green revolution” of the 1960s, Akhil Guptà challenges the...

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€ 29,00
Anthropological Locations

Anthropological Locations

Gupta Akhil (EDT)  Ferguson James (EDT) 
edizioni Univ of California Pr collana Univ of California Pr (Paperback) , 1997

Among the social sciences, anthropology relies most fundamentally on "fieldwork"--the long-term immersion in another way of life as the basis for knowledge. In an era when anthropologists are studying topics that resist geographical localization, this book initiates a long-overdue discussion of the political and epistemological...

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€ 34,00
Culture, Power, Place

Culture, Power, Place

Gupta Akhil  Ferguson James (EDT)  Gupta Akhil (EDT) 
edizioni Duke Univ Pr collana Duke Univ Pr (Paperback) , 1997

Anthropology has traditionally relied on a spatially localized society or culture as its object of study. The essays in Culture, Power, Place demonstrate how in recent years this anthropological convention and its attendant assumptions about identity and cultural difference have undergone a series of important challenges....

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€ 22,90