Groups and violence : ethnography and suspicion -- Social organization in Istalif : making pots -- How making pots bound people together : the art of finding a bargain -- And selling pots tore people apart : telling stories -- Leadership, descent, and marriage : dinner -- Cultural definitions of power in Istalif : election day -- Masterly inactivity : the politics of stagnation : the director of intelligence -- The Afghan state as a useful fiction : Paktya : eighteen months later -- Thinking about violence, social organization, and international intervention.
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