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Excavating Archaeology

in Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001944
eISBN:
9780226002156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002156.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

An understanding of archaeology as a privileged ground of national identity and national rights shaped the discipline and characterized its relationship to the work of nation-state building in Israel ... More


Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State

Elisabeth S. Clemens

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226559360
eISBN:
9780226670973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670973.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Civic Gifts traces how practices of reciprocity and organized mass benevolence—that is, philanthropy—have contributed to the development of novel forms of national solidarity and impressive governing ... More


Principles of Association and Combination

Elisabeth S. Clemens

in Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226559360
eISBN:
9780226670973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670973.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

How did a powerful state develop in the context of a political culture deeply opposed to strong, centralized states? Reciprocity and relations established through gifts speak to this puzzle of ... More


The Global Rise of Diaspora Institutions

Alan Gamlen

in Human Geopolitics: States, Emigrants, and the Rise of Diaspora Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833499
eISBN:
9780191871931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833499.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 2 provides a descriptive overview of the data. It defines the forms and functions of diaspora ministries, departments, extra-territorial voting provisions, and discretionary consular ... More


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