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Anthropology of policy : critical perspectives on governance and power / edited by Cris Shore and Susan Wright.

Contributor(s): Shore, Cris N, 1959- | Wright, Susan
Language: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1997.Description: xiv, 294p. ; 22cm.ISBN: 0415132215
Contents:
Introduction. Policy: a new field of anthropology / C. Shore, S. Wright; I, Policy as language and power. Writing development policy and policy analysis plain or clear: on language, genre and power / R. Apthorpe; The implications of "medical", "gender in development" and "culturalist" discourses for HIV/AIDS policy in Africa / Gill Seidel, L. Vidal; Patients' bodies and discourses of power / H. Ploug Hansen; II, Policy as cultural agent. Free to make the right choice? Gender equality policy in post-welfare Sweden / Annika Rabo; The cultural politics of populism: celebrating Canadian national identity / Eva Mackey; Governing Europe / C. Shore; III, Policy as political technology: governmentality and subjectivity. Reform and resistance: a Norwegian illustration / H. Vike; Poverty in a "post-welfare" landscape: Great Britain / S. Brin Hyatt; Managing Americans / Emily Martin; Epilogue. The view from Northern Ireland / Hastings Donnan, Graham McFarlane.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction. Policy: a new field of anthropology / C. Shore, S. Wright; I, Policy as language and power. Writing development policy and policy analysis plain or clear: on language, genre and power / R. Apthorpe; The implications of "medical", "gender in development" and "culturalist" discourses for HIV/AIDS policy in Africa / Gill Seidel, L. Vidal; Patients' bodies and discourses of power / H. Ploug Hansen; II, Policy as cultural agent. Free to make the right choice? Gender equality policy in post-welfare Sweden / Annika Rabo; The cultural politics of populism: celebrating Canadian national identity / Eva Mackey; Governing Europe / C. Shore; III, Policy as political technology: governmentality and subjectivity. Reform and resistance: a Norwegian illustration / H. Vike; Poverty in a "post-welfare" landscape: Great Britain / S. Brin Hyatt; Managing Americans / Emily Martin; Epilogue. The view from Northern Ireland / Hastings Donnan, Graham McFarlane.

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