Lec 37 Inequality

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Unformatted text preview: y differences across socieEes. Wealth types •  Material Land; livestock; household utensils; boat shares •  Embodied Foraging returns; weight, grip strength; knowledge/ skill; ferElity •  Network or RelaEonal Food sharing partners, social allies, caale loaning partners, relaEves 4 5/6/13 Data availability to es1mate the intergenera1onal transmission of different wealth types (β) Northern European popula1ons are historical. Hor1culturalists differ from agriculturalists in extensive use of land (labor not land limited) Juhaina arabs (Chad) 5 5/6/13 EsEmates of transmission Age controlled β = % difference in offspring wealth associated with a one % difference in parental wealth Juhaina camels β=0.54 (se 0.23) β descripEve (material bequest, geneEc inheritance, verEcal cultural transmission) β can be enhanced by subsequent processes conEngent on iniEal inheritance Datoga (Tanzania) Sangu (Tanzania) Juhaina arabs (Chad) Yomut (Turkmenistan) 6 5/6/13 Results – hunter gatherers (Smith et al 2010, Curr. Ant.) Wealth (n) β E HunEng returns (49) 0.081 E Foraging returns (33) 0.047 E Body weight (227) 0.305 E Body weight (137) 0.509 E ReproducEve success (91) 0.088 Av. 0.16 N Food sharing partners(19) 0.251 N Social networks (26) 0.208 Av. 0.23 M Boat shares (121) 0.122 Av. 0.17 PopulaEon Ache (Paraguay) Hadza (Tanzania) Hadza (Tanzania) Ache (Paraguay) Meriam (Torres Strait) Lamalera (Indonesia) !Kung (Sthn...
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2013 for the course ANP 200 taught by Professor Mathew during the Spring '13 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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