By Moshe Gammer

ISBN-10: 0203312325

ISBN-13: 9780203312322

ISBN-10: 071465664X

ISBN-13: 9780714656649

ISBN-10: 0714685682

ISBN-13: 9780714685687

The reports during this quantity originated from a global convention on 'Community, identification and the kingdom' held at Tel Aviv college in 2001. the 1st chapters study even if modernisation, Westernisation and democratisation are exact, and even if democracy is attached to a undeniable, particular form of social constitution. The 3rd examines similarities within the political, financial and social improvement of 'Second international' and 'Third international' international locations, whereas the fourth discusses the connection among legal and 'normal' constructions in Russian society. next chapters specialize in nationalism, utilizing case reports from Argentina, Syria and Morocco, at the 'Ulama and nationwide routine within the center East, on Islamic nationalism in Iran and at the discourse among pan-Africanism and Islam. the ultimate chapters learn the consequences on tribal politics of the exploitation of oil in Abu Dhabi, and the issues of the Kurds in northern Iraq.

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White, ‘Ethnographic Atlas’, in: World Cultures, 2 (4; 1986 – first computer variant); G. P. Murdock, R. Textor, H. Barry III and D. R. White, ‘Ethnographic Atlas’, in World Cultures Vol. 6 (3; 1990 – second computer variant). The electronic version of the Ethnographic Atlas (EA) measures the variable domestic organisation using eight values: 1 = independent nuclear family, monogamous; 2 = independent nuclear family, occasional polygyny; 3 = independent polyandrous families; 4 = polygynous: unusual co-wives pattern; 5 = polygynous: usual co-wife pattern; 6 = minimal (stem) extended families; 7 = small extended families; 8 = large extended families.

One of the most important among them was the breakdown of a number of ‘super-ethnic’ entities (the USSR, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Ethiopia, and so on). Their inheritors readily adopted the concept of the ethnic (and sometimes the civic) nation-state as a major feature of their political identity. At the same time, however, the very idea of such a state – a dominant political and social phenomenon in the world during most of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – was challenged by two contradictory trends.

M. L. Burton and K. Reitz, ‘The Plow, Female Contribution to Agricultural Subsistence and Polygyny: A Long-Linear Analysis’, Behavior Science Research, Vol. 16, 1981, pp. 275–306. 31. g. the Montenegrans. [B. Jelavic, History of Balkans, Vol. 1, Cambridge, 1983, pp. 81–97; J. V. A. Fine, The Late Medieval Balkans. A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest, Ann Arbor, MI, 1987, pp. 529–36] vs. the Highland Albanians [J. E. Pisko, ‘Gebrüche bei der Geburt und Behandlung der Neugeborenen bei den Albanesen’, Mitteilungen der Anthropologischen Gesellschaft in Wien, Vol.

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