A world of insecurity : anthropological perspectives on human security / edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Ellen Bal and Oscar Salemink. - London ; New York : New York : Pluto Press ; Distributed in the United States of America exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. - vii, 300 p. ; 22 cm. - Anthropology, culture and society . - Anthropology, culture, and society. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Human security and social anthropology / Thomas Hylland Eriksen -- Taking risks for security's sake : Bolivians resisting their state and its economic policies / Ton Salman -- State formation, imposition of a land market and silent resistance among the Berbers of the Middle Atlas / Bernard Venema (with Ali Mguild) -- Flexible migrants : Brazilian gold miners and their quest for human security in Surinam / Marjo de Theije and Ellen Bal -- 'Bharat-Wasie or Surinamie?' Hindustani notions of belonging in Surinam and the Netherlands / Ellen Bal and Kathinka Sinha-Kerkhoff -- Cultural identity as a key dimension of human security in Western Europe : the Dutch case / Edien Bartels ... [et al.] -- 'I'd die without the cybersouk' : local experiences in a Dutch digital community centre / Lenie Brouwer -- Religion, identity and security among Pomeranian Lutheran migrants in Esp�irito Santo, Brazil (1880-2005) : a schema repertoire approach / Andr�e Droogers -- Changing notions of belonging : migrants and natives in an Amsterdam multicultural neighbourhood / Marion den Uyl -- Tales from a captive audience : dissident narratives and the official history of the Seychelles / Sandra Evers -- Harnessing ceremonial for political security : an Indian princely state on the verge of extinction / Dick Kooiman -- Ritual efficacy, spiritual security and human security : spirit mediumship in contemporary Vietnam / Oscar Salemink.

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Social rights.
Social conflict--Political aspects--Case studies.
Human security.
Ethnology--Social aspects.

HM671 / .W67 2010