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sedentarization

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  • n. settling of a nomadic population; sedentism

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  • Nunavut is a land struggling to be born, rife with social problems arising from what was in effect imposed and poorly planned sedentarization in the 1950s and early 1960s, with chronic unemployment (28% for Inuit), a suicide rate 9 times the national average, a housing crisis and a dysfunctional educational system.

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  • Note 7: Incidents of nomadization such as that experienced by Muhin Shah are far less frequently discussed in anthropological literature than episodes of sedentarization.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • For a model of sedentarization as a processual, voluntary, and flexible response to changing local circumstances, see Salzman (1980), p. 14, which is useful because it prompts a reciprocal characterization of nomadization and its forms as adaptive strategies rather than teleologically.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • Since 1855 the Ottomans had encouraged the sedentarization of the bedouin.

    1858

  • In his observations of this process of settling down, or sedentarization, of pastoral nomads, Alt believed that he understood the situation described in the book of Judges.

    The Bible Unearthed

  • Flocks would then have to be reduced as the period of migrations grew shorter, and with more and more effort invested in agriculture, a permanent shift to sedentarization occurred.

    The Bible Unearthed

  • Their initial stages of sedentarization in the highlands did not attract Egyptian hostility, because Egypt was concerned mainly with the fertile areas along the coast and in the northern valleys, close to the strategic international overland routes of trade.

    The Bible Unearthed

  • We've survived sedentarization, collectivization (barely), privatization, and so on, and so on … Now they're talking about industrialization, while democratization is has already been underway for a long time, and will be.

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  • For example, there has been a healthy discussion of the wealthier and poorer segments of pastoral communities, the multiple possibilities for those at each pole of the economic spectrum inside and outside the original group, and the role of commercialization and access to markets in creating and responding to those disparities. 48 The Lohanis were known for long-distance commercial migrations, so any sedentarization among these nomadic trader-carriers implies significant social change and economic disparities that are generally downplayed in diaspora studies of this fundamentally heterogeneous group.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

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