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Elites

Choice, Leadership and Succession

Wealth and power characterize elites, yet despite the strong cultural influences they exert, their study remains underdeveloped. Partly because of complications resulting from access, scholars have tended to focus on groups affected by elite governance rather than on elites themselves. It is often overlooked that, in order to continue through time, elites have to empower new members. Choice has to be exercised over who achieves leadership, both by reference to the elite group itself and to...


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  • Publisher : Etnográfica Press
  • Serie : Antropologia
  • Place of publication : Lisboa
  • Year of publication : 2000
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 21 janvier 2019
  • EAN (Print version) : 9781859733998
  • Electronic EAN : 9791036516344
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.etnograficapress.1278
  • Number of pages : 256 p.

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