The Anthropology of Elites: Power, Culture, and the Complexities of Distinction (Paperback)

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By J. Abbink (Editor), T. Salverda (Editor)
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Introduction: An Anthropological Perspective on Elite Power and the Cultural Politics of Elites; T.Salverda & J.Abbink Researching Elites: Old and New Perspectives; H.Schijf Land, Historicity, and Lifestyle: Capital and its Conversions among the Gentry in Poland; L.Jakubowska Continuity and Change as Two Identifying Principles amongst Nepalese Nobility; S.Lotter Beyond Wealth and Pleasant Posture: Exploring Elite Competition in the Patronage Democracy of Indonesia; D.Simandjuntak In Defense: Elite Power; T.Salverda Pupillage: The Shaping of a Professional Elite; F.Pirie & J.Rogers Becoming Elite: Exclusion, Excellence and Collective Identity in Ireland's Top Fee-paying Schools; A.Courtois Financial Professionals as a Global Elite; H.Ortiz Management Consultants at Work with Clients: Maintenance and Contestation of Elite Status; I.S.Smith Money Relations, Ideology and the Formation of a Cosmopolitan Elite at the Frontier of Transnational Capitalism: An Ethnographic Study of African Finance Professionals in Johannesburg; F.Bourgouin.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781349450602
ISBN-10: 134945060X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 30th, 2015
Pages: 256
Language: English