Politics and Europeanization on the fringes of the EU
What can the history of a nation's football reveal about that nation's wider political and socio-cultural identity? How can the study of local football culture help us to understand the powerful international forces at play within the modern game? Based on long-term and detailed ethnographic...
Published September 3rd 2009 by Routledge
Anthropological Studies of Rights, Claims and Entitlements
Series: ASA Monographs
In the West we frequently pay lip service to universal notions of human rights. But do we ever consider how these work in local contexts and across diverse cultural and ethical structures? Do human rights agendas address the problems many people face, or are they more often the imposition of...
Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge
Ritual, Memory and the Public Sphere in Malta
Ambivalent Europeans examines the implications of living on the fringes of Europe. In Malta, public debate is dominated by the question of Europe, both at a policy level - whether or not to join the EU - and at the level of national identity - whether or not the Maltese are 'European'. Jon Mitchell...
Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge