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The differences between “tight” and “loose” societies

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His field work has included studies of a recently industrialized region of Mexico, a mental hospital in California, white and Indian communities in rural Minnesota, and the Skolt Lapp society in Finnish Lapland. He is the author ofThe Study of Anthropology (1965).

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Pelto, P.J. The differences between “tight” and “loose” societies. Trans-action 5, 37–40 (1968).

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