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									Types of Societies
Sociology 101
Dr. Gianna Durso-Finley

               Hunter-         Pastoral         Horticultural    Agricultural     Industrial      Information     Next?
               Gatherer
Dominant       Food            Herding          Tending Plants   Creating         Creating       Creating and     Bio-
Economic       Production      Animals                           Surplus Food     Surplus Goods  Storing          technology?
Drive                                                                                            Information
Job Options    Very Limited    Quite Limited    Quite Limited    Division of      Specialization Hyper-           Genetically
                                                                 Labor                           specialization   engineered?
Living       Nomadic           Nomadic          Semi-            Towns and        Large Cities   Suburban         Back to
arrangements Bands             Bands            residential      Cities                          Sprawl /         rural?
                                                villages                                         Telecommuting
Time on        4-5 hours/day   4-5 hours/day    5-6 hours/day    6-7 hours/day    8-10 hours/day 8-10 hours/day   ???
Task
Social Focus   Production      Production       Production       Production       Saving for      Consumption     Controlling?
                                                                                  next
                                                                                  generation
Children       Limited         More is better   More is better   More is better   Child labor /   Extremely       Selected?
                                                                 – cheap labor    street kids     expensive /     Engineered?
                                                                                                  Families fall   Disease-
                                                                                                  below           free?
                                                                                                  replacement
                                                                                                  levels

								
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