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Taste for Oppression - Ronan Hervouet

Taste for Oppression

A Political Ethnography of Everyday Life in Belarus

Belarus has emerged from communism in a unique manner. The book sheds light on the reasons why part of the population supports Alexander Lukashenko and takes a fresh look at the functioning of what has been called 'the last dictatorship in Europe'. Les mer
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Belarus has emerged from communism in a unique manner. The book sheds light on the reasons why part of the population supports Alexander Lukashenko and takes a fresh look at the functioning of what has been called 'the last dictatorship in Europe'.
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Forlag: Berghahn Books
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 270
ISBN: 9781800730250
Format: 23 x 15 cm
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“These empirically rich and interesting materials reflect a serious and long-term engagement with the author’s field sites and can make important interventions in debates about the social foundations of authoritarian rule.” • Jessica Pisano, The New School for Social Research.

“The study is very original and interesting as it fills an important gap in our understanding of existing authoritarian regimes.” • Elisabeth Anstett, CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), Marseille

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Acknowledgements

Notes on Text



Introduction



Chapter 1. Government of Rural Areas

Chapter 2. A Discrete Ethnography

Chapter 3. Authorized Resources

Chapter 4. Illegalisms

Chapter 5. Interdependencies

Chapter 6. Life Horizons

Chapter 7. Solidarity

Chapter 8. Dignity

Chapter 9. The Fragility of the World

Chapter 10. Levels of Social Order



Conclusion



References

Index
Ronan Hervouet is Professor of sociology at the University of Bordeaux and a member of the Centre Emile Durkheim. He has previously published a book on Belarus, entitled Datcha Blues. Existences ordinaires et dictature en Bielorussie (Belin, 2009).