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Published by Duckworth, Center for Mediterranean Studies of the American Universities Field Staff in London, Hanover, N.H .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mediterranean Region,
  • Mediterranean Region.

Subjects:

  • Patronage, Political.,
  • Patronage, Political -- Mediterranean Region.,
  • Mediterranean Region -- Politics and government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Ernest Gellner and John Waterbury.
ContributionsGellner, Ernest., Waterbury, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF274 .P37 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 348 p. ;
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4538515M
ISBN 100910116997
LC Control Number77004726

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Patrons and clients in Mediterranean societies Hardcover – January 1, by Ernest Gellner (Editor), John Waterbury (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Patrons and clients in Mediterranean societies. London: Duckworth ; Hanover, N.H.: Center for Mediterranean Studies of the American Universities Field Staff, (OCoLC) Patrons and clients in Mediterranean societies / edited by Ernest Gellner and John Waterbury Duckworth ; Center for Mediterranean Studies of the American Universities Field Staff London: Hanover, N.H Australian/Harvard Citation. Gellner, Ernest. & Waterbury, John. “When the saints go marching out: Reflections on the decline of patronage in Malta,” in Patrons and clients in Mediterranean societies, ed. Gellner, Ernest and Waterbury, John. London: Duckworth.

This book analyses some special types of these interpersonal relations - ritual kinship, patron-client relations and friendship - and the social conditions in which they develop. The authors draw upon a wide range of examples, from societies as diverse as these of the Mediterranean, Latin America, the Middle and Far East and the U.S.S.R., in. Patrons Clients and Friends. Overall, this excellent book powerfully demonstrates the need for scholars to go beyond attention to election processes when evaluating what village democracy means in a Chinese context. It is a must-read for all serious scholars of Chinese politics and society. —Rachel Murphy, University of Oxford Guohui Wang.   The work of art or book would be dedicated to the patron. Outcomes of the Patronage System. The idea of client/patron relationships had significant implications for the later Roman Empire and even medieval society. As Rome expanded throughout the Republic and Empire, it took over smaller states which had its own customs and rules of law. A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Clientelism; and the contributions to the Conference on Patronage held Nov. in Rome by the Center for Mediterranean Studies of the American Universities Field Staff and included in Gellner, E. and Waterbury, J., Patrons and Clients, esp. Gellner, E., ‘Patrons and Clients,” 1 – 6.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Patrons and clients in Mediterranean societies at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. 6 E. Gellner, “Patrons and Clients,” in Patrons and Clients in Mediterranean Societies (ed. E. Gellner and J. Waterbury; London: Duckworth, ), ; S. N. Eisenstadt and L. Roniger, “Patron-Client Relations as a Model of Structuring Social Exchange,” Comparative Studies . the client was more dependent on the patron than vice versa, while the verticality was due to the palpable social gap between patr on and client, i.e., the latter belonged to a lower social class. In this chapter Malina reemphasizes his claim from chapter 1, that the kingdom of God refers to a new patron-client system, with God as patron. Although not really relevant to the broader discussion, especially interesting in this chapter is the discussion of face-to-mace (feudal) societies, where the use of a "truth" language (e.g., Latin in.