TYPES OF COMMUNITIES•Camps•Villages•Towns•Cities
CAMP Social Structure•Small communities of 10-50 individuals, generally family related.•Kin groups are of two types: nuclear and extended families. –A nuclear family includes a man, his wife or wives, and their unmarried children–An extended family contains multiple nuclear families linked by a part-child relationship.•Population growth in also very low. –This is in part due to natural causes, but also due to cultural factors. –The most important factors producing equilibrium in growth rates appears to be cultural, such as delayed marriages and infanticide.
CAMP Political System•Small and very basic.•Individuals are restricted by social control: –blood revenge–group pressure, ostracism, or banishment –fear of the supernatural
CAMP Religion•Their store of information is limited, they quickly reach the limits of their ability to explain things in naturalistic terms.•The basis of their explanations are animistic.–the belief that spirits inhabit virtually everything in the world of nature.
CAMPIntellect: Art/Philosophy•Produced a variety of artistic worksincluding:–music–Dance–Storytelling–games
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- Spring '18
- Eva Mira
- Extended family, Nuclear family