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  Sociocultural Evolution

It is the tendency for societies’ social

structures and cultures to grow more

          complex over time.
      Ecological Approach

It is one that analyzes social and cultural

   elements in the context of the total

  environment in which a society exists.
Hunting and Gathering Societies


It is the one relying for its subsistence on

 such wild animals and vegetation as its

       members can hunt or gather.
         Pastoral Societies

  A pastoral society is one relying for its

subsistence primarily on domesticated herd

                  animals.
     Horticultural Societies

A horticultural society is one relying for its

subsistence primarily on the hoe cultivation

          of domesticated plants.
       Agricultural Societies

An agricultural society is one relying for its
subsistence primarily on the cultivation of
crops through the use of plows and draft
animals.
       Industrial Societies

An industrial society is one relying for its

  subsistence primarily on mechanized

                production.
     Postindustrial Societies

The postindustrial society is the one relying

     for its subsistence primarily on the

  production of services and information.
Preindustrial and Industrialized Societies: A Comparison

				
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