Possibilities: Essays on Hierarchy, Rebellion, and Desire

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Described as the "best anthropological theorist of his generation from anywhere in the world" by Maurice Bloch (Professor of Anthropology (retired) at the LSE and European Professor at the Collège de France) David Graeber here applies anthropological theory to capitalism and its opponents. His analysis uses case studies from such diverse communities as rural Madagascans, pre-capitalist economies and urban international protest groups to tease out the truth about the state we're in. Graeber brings both academic rigour and the direct experience of the activist/organiser to his subject, creating a work that is both scholarly and accessible - and who could resist chapter headings like 'On the Phenomenology of Giant Puppets: broken windows, Imaginary Jars of Urine, and the Cosmological Role of the Police in American Culture'? Anthropological themes addressed include Fetishism, Magic, Consumption and the possibility of a General Sociological Theory.

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An ex-Yale professor, David Graeber is an anthropologist and activist who lives in London.

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