Political systems

Political systems - Horticultural/pastoral Big man groups...

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28/03/2008 08:10:00 Political systems Patterns of community management and relations o How communities: Direct and manage public affairs Organize community protection Manage community survival Structure extra community relations Manage economic concerns Types of political systems Band o Small kin-based group Among foragers App. 100 people Egalitarian Inuit – egalitarian, foragers Men’s hunting and fishing o Primary subsistence activities o Female infanticide o Multiple wives Lacked formal law o Different methods of social control o Song battles Tribe o Larger group
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Unformatted text preview: Horticultural/pastoral Big man groups Egalitarian Larger groups (as big as 60,000) Kapauku Egalitarian horticulturists Large population Big man society o Sodalities Non kin-based organizations Age and/or gender Male cults o Nomadic politics Organize grazing schedules Multiple ethnic groups Small groups Weak political offices Dependent on individual Basseri Big groups Strong political offices Qashqai Chiefdom State 28/03/2008 08:10:00 28/03/2008 08:10:00...
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