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Crisis of the state : war and social upheaval / edited by Bruce Kapferer and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen.

Contributor(s): Kapferer, Bruce | Bertelsen, Bjørn Enge
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2009.Description: viii, 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781845455835DDC classification: 303.6/2
Contents:
Introduction: the crisis of power and reformations of the state in globalizing realities / Bruce Kapferer and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen -- The military-industrial complex and the crisis of U.S. capital / June Nash -- Post-Soviet formation of the Russian state and the war in Chechnya: exploring the chaotic form of sovereignty / Jakob Rigi -- Market forces, political violence, and war: the end of nation-states, the rise of ethnic and global sovereignties? / Caroline Ifeka -- Rebel ravages in Bundibugyo, Uganda's forgotten district / Kirsten Alnaes -- Fear of the midnight knock: state sovereignty and internal enemies in Uganda / Sverker Finnström -- The shepherd's staff and the AK-47: pastoralism and handguns in Karamoja, Uganda / Frode Storaas -- The sovereign as savage: the pathos of ethno-nationalist passion / Christopher Taylor -- The paramilitary function of transparency: Guatemala and Colombia / Staffan Löfving -- Sorcery and death squads: transformations of state, sovereignty, and violence in postcolonial Mozambique / Bjørn Enge Bertelsen -- Collective violence and counter-state building: Algeria 1954-62 / Rasmus Alenius Boserup -- Malignant organisms: continuities of state-run violence in rural Liberia / Mats Utas -- Israel's wall and the logic of encystation: sovereign exception or wild sovereignty? / Glenn Bowman.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the crisis of power and reformations of the state in globalizing realities / Bruce Kapferer and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen -- The military-industrial complex and the crisis of U.S. capital / June Nash -- Post-Soviet formation of the Russian state and the war in Chechnya: exploring the chaotic form of sovereignty / Jakob Rigi -- Market forces, political violence, and war: the end of nation-states, the rise of ethnic and global sovereignties? / Caroline Ifeka -- Rebel ravages in Bundibugyo, Uganda's forgotten district / Kirsten Alnaes -- Fear of the midnight knock: state sovereignty and internal enemies in Uganda / Sverker Finnström -- The shepherd's staff and the AK-47: pastoralism and handguns in Karamoja, Uganda / Frode Storaas -- The sovereign as savage: the pathos of ethno-nationalist passion / Christopher Taylor -- The paramilitary function of transparency: Guatemala and Colombia / Staffan Löfving -- Sorcery and death squads: transformations of state, sovereignty, and violence in postcolonial Mozambique / Bjørn Enge Bertelsen -- Collective violence and counter-state building: Algeria 1954-62 / Rasmus Alenius Boserup -- Malignant organisms: continuities of state-run violence in rural Liberia / Mats Utas -- Israel's wall and the logic of encystation: sovereign exception or wild sovereignty? / Glenn Bowman.

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