After introductory lectures about the origins of political anthropology and the meanings of essential concepts, we will proceed to focus on aspects of local politics in their broader national and international setting, paying attention to changing anthropological approaches.Below are essential readings that provide a background to the lecture course as a whole, illuminating the relationship between power, forms of governance and the nature of the state in various contexts.

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