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The Trouble with Community: Anthropological Reflections on Movement, Identity and Collectivity

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In this provocative new book, anthropologists Vered Amit and Nigel Rapport draw on their various ethnographic experiences to reappraise the concept and the reality of 'community', in the light of globalization, religious fundamentalism, identity politics, and renascent localisms. How might anthropology better apprehend social identities which are intrinsically plural, transgressive and ironic? What has anthropology to say about the way in which civil society might hope to accommodate the on-going construction and the rightful expression of such migrant identities? Nigel Rapport and Vered Amit give their own answers to these questions before entering into dialogue to assess each other's positions.

Index. References. No dust jacket. Slight wear to edges. Light bumping. Some pencil underlining of text. Tight binding

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Author(s):
Vered Amit ; Nigel Rapport
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
185
Publisher:
Pluto Press

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In this provocative new book, anthropologists Vered Amit and Nigel Rapport draw on their various ethnographic experiences to reappraise the concept and the reality of 'community', in the light of globalization, religious fundamentalism, identity politics, and renascent localisms. How might anthropology better apprehend social identities which are intrinsically plural, transgressive and ironic? What has anthropology to say about the way in which civil society might hope to accommodate the on-going construction and the rightful expression of such migrant identities? Nigel Rapport and Vered Amit give their own answers to these questions before entering into dialogue to assess each other's positions.

Index. References. No dust jacket. Slight wear to edges. Light bumping. Some pencil underlining of text. Tight binding

Author(s):
Vered Amit ; Nigel Rapport
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
185
Publisher:
Pluto Press

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