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Numerical techniques in social anthropology / edited by J. Clyde Mitchell.


Philadelphia : Institute for the Study of Human Issues, [1980] .
ISBN 0915980932, 0897270134

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Other Authors Mitchell, J. Clyde 1918-1995.
Subjects Anthropologie mathématique -- Congrès.
Ethnologie -- Mathématiques -- Congrès.
Ethnology -- Mathematics -- Congresses.
Ethnology -- Mathematics.
Mathematical anthropology -- Congresses.
Mathematical anthropology.
Series Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth. ASA essays in social anthropology ; v. 3.
Description 290 pages : graphs ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Papers originally presented at a conference entitled New directions in social anthropology, held in Oxford, Eng., July 9, 1973.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / J. Clyde Mitchell -- Implications of the sexual division of labor in agriculture / Jack Goody and Joan Buckley -- Social factors in the perception of the causes of disease / Hilary Flegg Mitchell and J. Clyde Mitchell -- Multidimensional scaling applications in anthropology / A. Kimball Romney -- Statistical husbandry : chance, probability, and choice in a reindeer management economy / T. Ingold -- Polygyny as a measure of social differentation in Africa / Paul Spencer -- Trees and stars : graph theory in Southern Mexico / Thomas Crump -- Graph theory and the analysis of multiplex and manifold relationships / G.K. Garbett -- The geometry of confidence : an analysis of the Enga te and Hagen moka, a complex system of ceremonial pig giving in the New Guinea highlands / Michael Thompson.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6042981
(OCoLC)ocm06042981
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