‘Gledhill manages to cover a lot of ground in drawing out the thematic and theoretical focuses of political anthropology, brilliantly giving them life through a wide variety of empirical examples. ... The book will serve as a very good introduction to political anthropology for any student of power and politics.’ --Journal of Peace Research
About the Author
John Gledhill is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester. He is the managing editor of the journal Critique of Anthropology , and his other publications include Casi Nada: A Study of Land reform in the Homeland of Cardenismo and Neoliberalism, Transnationalization and Rural Poverty.