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Society against the state by Pierre Clastres

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Government, Primitive.,
  • Economics,Primitive.,
  • Indians.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Pierre Clastres ; translated by Robert Hurley, in collaboration with Abe Stein.
SeriesMole editions
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19893040M

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'Society against the State' is the name of the last essay, which I head read before, and the reason why I decided to read the whole book. The topic of each essay is different, but the line connecting them would be 'power' - what is power in South American autochtonous societies, what is it source, its place, its limites, who wields, etc/5. Society Against the State (French: La Société contre l'État) is a ethnography of power relations in South American rainforest native cultures written by anthropologist Pierre Clastres and best known for its thesis that tribal societies reject the centralization of coercive power. Clastres challenged the idea that all cultures evolve through Westernization to adopt coercive leadership Author: Pierre Clastres. Nov 14,  · I had to write a summary of the book Society Against the State for school that focused on the main argument that Clastres was attempting to make in the book, so I thought I'd just post it here as it may be helpful. It has some page numbers and quotes if Author: Stephen Machan. Sep 20,  · Against the State: An Anarcho-Capitalist Manifesto diagnoses what is wrong with the American political system and tells us what we need to fix things. The cure is a radical one because, as the book incontrovertibly shows, the many problems that confront us today are no accident. They stem from the nature of government itself/5().

Clastres, P. ( []) Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology Sparkling writing, and not naive ethnology at all, but a smart critique of the ethnocentrism and evolutionism of the ethnology of his day. Probably deeply flawed on the question of gender, on his understanding of how power can be. Nov 07,  · In this beautifully written book, Pierre Clastres offers examples of South American Indian groups that, although without hierarchical leadership, were both affluent and complex. In so doing he refutes the usual negative definition of tribal society and poses its order as a radical critique of our own Western state of power. Society against the state. [Pierre Clastres] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. society against the state book PDF may not make exciting reading, but society against the state book is packed with valuable instructions, information and warnings. We also have many ebooks and user guide is also related with society against the state book PDF, include: Science Projects Handbook.

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