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Published: 04 July 2002

284 Pages | 14 figures, 7 tables


ISBN: 9780199251797

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Personal States

Making Connections between People and Bureaucracy in Turkey

Catherine Alexander

Oxford Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology

  • An innovative ethnography combining analysis of state and personhood
  • Incorporates both state relations and the materiality of the state
  • An original critique of the social role of the contract
  • Will appeal to a wide range of disciplines
  • A significant contribution to the anthropological literature