Maurice Godelier

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  • ''The strongest and most effective [force] in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of ... power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.''
    Maurice Godelier (b. 1934), French anthropologist. The Mental and the Material: Thought, Economy and Society, preface (1986).
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