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Local Politics in AfghanistanA Century of Intervention in the Social Order$
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Conrad Schetter

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199327928

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327928.001.0001

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Trajectories of Local Politics in Afghanistan

(p.265) 16 Afterword
Local Politics in Afghanistan

Conrad Schetter

Oxford University Press

This chapter highlights certain issues that run through the chapters of this book and which should be taken into consideration for future research on local politics in Afghanistan. These include the role of intermediaries; the vast number of personal denominations that are used for local representation; and the state–society divide. The chapter concludes by addressing the question of what local means in Afghanistan and discussing how to approach local politics in future.

Keywords:   local politics, Afghanistan, intermediaries, personal denominations, state, society

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