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A basic demographic unit

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A basic demographic unit
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A basic demographic unit
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Presents evidence to show that a self - defining demographic unit of approximately 500 persons exists; (methods of demonstration are based on previous published work); definitions of tribe, family, horde or band; optimum tribal population & its maintenance, (examples from Aranda, Djaru, Walmadjari, Njamal); fragmentation & reintegration - examines operation of a depressant force on optimum numbers (data for Wanamara, Koa, Majuli, Kuungkari, Wadjalang, Janda, Jalanga, Maula, Jaroinga, Iliaura, Kaititj, Ringuringu, Ulaolinja , Kungkalenja, Andekerebina; Wongkamala, Aranda, Rakkaia, Karanja, Mittaka, Kulumali, Bidia, Kungadutji, Jauraworka, Ngurawola, Ngandangara, Wongkumara, Thereila, Jandruwanta, Jeljendi, Karanjuru, Ngameni, Wongkanguru, Antakirinja, Jankundjara, Dieri, Tirari, Arabana, Kokata); applications to scaling of social phenomena postulates the Australian tribe as Zero or Ztribe, gives examples of ways in which Z - tribe scale could be used (univariant & multivariant analysis); includes comments by J.W. Bennett, M.G. Bicchieri, H.J.M. Claessen , R.C. Gropper, C.W.M. Hart, C. Kileff, S.H. Posinsky, L.Thompson & reply by Birdsell
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1908-1994
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Birdsell, Joseph B.
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A basic demographic unit
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M0055216
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0079119
Label
A basic demographic unit
Publication
Control code
M0055216
System control number
0079119

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