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Descriptor English: Small-Scale Society
Descriptor Spanish: Sociedad en Pequeña Escala
Descriptor Portuguese: Sociedade em Pequena Escala
Descriptor French: Société de Petite Taille
Entry term(s): Small Scale Societies
Small Scale Society
Small-Scale Societies
Tree number(s): SP3.001.037.010
Scope note: A society consisting of less than a few hundred people. Such societies usually depend on hunting and gathering, pastoralism, or nonintensive farming and they do not have cities or complex economic and political systems. (From: Glossary of terms. Ethnicity and Race: An Introduction to the Nature of Social Group Differentiation and Inequality. Available in: https://www2.palomar.edu/anthro/ethnicity/glossary.htm)
History Note: 2018
DeCS ID: 57412
Unique ID: DDCS057412
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Small-Scale Society - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062107
Scope note A society consisting of less than a few hundred people. Such societies usually depend on hunting and gathering, pastoralism, or nonintensive farming and they do not have cities or complex economic and political systems. (From: Glossary of terms. Ethnicity and Race: An Introduction to the Nature of Social Group Differentiation and Inequality. Available in: https://www2.palomar.edu/anthro/ethnicity/glossary.htm)
Preferred term Small-Scale Society
Entry term(s) Small Scale Societies
Small Scale Society
Small-Scale Societies



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