By Kendra Coulter (ed.), William R. Schumann (ed.)
Governments are greater than formal political associations, they're workplaces for millions of girls and males, and strong social, cultural, and financial websites that form the lives of everybody. This assortment demonstrates how anthropologists can increase our understandings of presidency through exploring the exertions of these who govern, and the way the dynamics of tradition are on the center of presidency activities that justify, regulate, and reproduce political motion. by way of assembling unique, ethnographically-grounded learn in legislatures, executives, and bureaucracies, this quantity illuminates and unpacks the constructions, practices, and values of presidency actors in neighborhood, neighborhood, and nationwide contexts.