Residential densities, group sizes and social stress in Australian Aboriginal settlements

Residential densities, group sizes and social stress in Australian Aboriginal settlements Book Section

Hunter-gather demography: Past and present

  • Author(s): Roland Fletcher
  • Secondary Author(s): Meehan, B., White, N.
  • Published: 1990
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications

Abstract: Argues that while mobile communities conform to the general pattern of decreaased residential density with increased community size, specific groupscan exhibit varying density/size patterns through time; problem of ethno-archaeological analogy and the relation of archaeological site size and frequency to community size; applications to contemporary communities.

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Roland Fletcher, 1990, Residential densities, group sizes and social stress in Australian Aboriginal settlements, Book Section, viewed 21 November 2019, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=3714.

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