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Hierarchy and egalitarianism

caste, class, and power in Sinhalese peasant society

by Tamara Gunasekera

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Published by Athlone Press in London, Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people) -- Social conditions.,
    • Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people) -- Politics and government.,
    • Social structure -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Caste -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Social conditions.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-269) and index.

      StatementTamara Gunasekera.
      SeriesMonographs on social anthropology ;, no. 65
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.25.S5 G86 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1428222M
      ISBN 100485195658
      LC Control Number93039432

      Egalitarianism definition is - a belief in human equality especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs. The Roots of egalitarianism.   Hierarchy in the Forest is an original and stimulating contribution to thinking about the origins of egalitarianism. I personally find Boehm's ideas convincing, but whether one agrees with him or not, he has formulated his hypotheses in such a way that this book is likely to set the terms of the discussion for the forseeable futureBarbara /5(14).

      Hierarchy, egalitarianism, and chiefly authority in Samoa Harri Siikala (University of Virginia) In anthropological literature on Samoa the contrast between hierarchy and egalitarianism, or between holism and individualism, is frequently brought up in two contexts.   We are urged to egalitarianism by the media pundits and others who treat it as the chief modern political dogma. The belief that there is a natural order for human society and that, whilst each man is of equal moral worth, it is natural for there to be a hierarchy within human society, is a belief much scorned and derided in the modern world.

        This book will be a key document in the study of the evolutionary basis of genuine of Contents: The Question of Egalitarian Society Hierarchy and Equality Putting Down Aggressors Equality and Its Causes A Wider View of Egalitarianism The Hominoid Political Spectrum Ancestral Politics The Evolution of Egalitarian Society /5(2). Effective teamwork against threats requires not hierarchy, but egalitarianism; not centralized power, but a culture in which all voices count. Along with Lisanne van Bunderen of the University of Amsterdam and Daan Van Knippenberg of Drexel University, the research team teased out this finding through two complementary studies.


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Hierarchy in the Forest is an original and stimulating contribution to thinking about the origins of egalitarianism. I personally find Boehm's ideas convincing, but whether one agrees with him or not, he has formulated his hypotheses in such a way that this book is likely to set the terms of the discussion for the forseeable : Harvard.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). “ Hierarchy in the Forest is an original and stimulating contribution to thinking about the origins of egalitarianism.

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This book will a key document in the study of the evolutionary basis of genuine altruism. Excerpt To one who is living one's life as a democrat, egalitarianism is a topic that affects not only the head, but the heart.

EGALITARIANISM IN THE FACE OF HIERARCHY Lin Poyer Department of Anthropology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Research into egalitarianism and hierarchy continues to be important in understanding political and economic processes in.

Part II. THE TAMING OF ISLAMIC EGALITARIANISM: 4. The disassociation of egalitarianism and opposition 5. The didactic literature of the courts 6. Rationalisations of inequalities 7. Hierarchies of occupations Conclusion. Reviews and Endorsements “This is a well-researched, balanced and timely book.” Manochehr Dorraj, Ph.D., DOMES.

Hierarchy in the Forest was, for me, one of those happy and serendipitous circumstances when finding a book in a used book store changed my view of the world and my approach to research.

Not only did it reframe how I understood political humor, and its role in egalitarian societies (the focus of my research), it changed how I viewed politics 4/5. Get this from a library. Hierarchy and egalitarianism in Islamic thought. [Louise Marlow] -- By bringing together and examining a diverse body of literature from the Arab and Persian worlds of the eighth to the thirteenth centuries, Louise Marlow explores the tension that existed between the.

Hierachy in the Forest: The Evolution of Egalitarian Behavior Christopher Boehm, Author Harvard University Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. In particular, this book explores the origins of political egalitarianism - the transformation from a culture which defined itself by white Britishness to one which cherishes multicultural diversity.

Special emphasis is also placed on the economic, social and cultural positions of women, non-Anglo immigrants and indigenous people. "Hierarchy in the Forest is an original and stimulating contribution to thinking about the origins of egalitarianism.

I personally find Boehm's ideas convincing, but whether one agrees with him or not, he has formulated his hypotheses in such a way that this book is likely to set the terms of the discussion for the forseeable future.". Egalitarianism (from French égal, meaning 'equal'), or equalitarianism, is a school of thought within political philosophy that prioritizes equality for all people.

Egalitarian doctrines are generally characterized by the idea that all humans are equal in fundamental worth or moral status. Egalitarianism is the doctrine that all citizens of a state should be accorded exactly equal rights. A hierarchy is an organizational structure in which items are ranked according to levels of importance.

Most governments, corporations and organized religions are hierarchical. Egalitarianism is. This book was full of surprises, like the intense egalitarianism promoted by hunter-gatherer societies and the beautifully constructed social sanction tactics to do so that we can still observe in our daily lives.

This book is fundamental to understand the evolution of moral communities and /5(13). hierarchy, an anomalous social arrangement whicb has impor­ tant implications for cross-phylogenetic comparisons and for the theory of state formation.

CHRISTOPHER BOEHM is Director of the Tane Goodall Research Center, Department of Anthropology, University of Southern Cal­ ifornia (Los Angeles, Calif. U.S.A.). He received his B.A. Religious Studies Review "Given the breadth and depth of MArlow's book and the arguments explored, Hierarchy and Egalitarianism in Islamic Thought will be of extreme interest not only for Islamic and medieval historians but also for scholars engaged in current research on political Islam and the Islamic revival of the last decade/5(7).Hierarchy and Separation.

Hierarchy and Separation In the Book of Genesis, God was the hierarchy and the humans remained sinners or separated from God. He punished his first creations for eating, he then flooded the earth to remove all evil and only his true followers survived.

He was shown as a "bad" person throughout Genesis. Every one was to fear our great creator.Hierarchy and Egalitarianism in Islamic Thought, by Louise Marlow. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, xv + pages. Bibl. to p. Index to p. $ Louise Marlow has produced an interesting and important book on a major problem in the social history of the early Islamic world.