Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire

Political Power and Social Theory, Vol. 28, June 2011
Mounira M. Charrad

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Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire, published in the Political Power and Social Theory book series, explores the interconnected formations of patrimonial politics, empire and capitalism, and includes essays by Adams (with George Steinmetz, University of Michigan), and Malik Martin (Ph.D. 2008), who was advised by Scott Boorman during his sociology doctoral work at Yale. The essays in the volume analyze patrimonial politics in empires in regions throughout the world, including the United States, Latin America, China, South Africa, North Africa, West Africa, India, Australia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia.