Definition of Pastoralism
Examples of Pastoralism
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈpæst(ə)rəˌlɪz(ə)m/
- British English – /ˌpæstəˈrɑːlɪɪz(ə)m/
- Plural: pastoralisms
- Pastoral societies are often small and nomadic.
- Pastoralism is a primary subsistence strategy, others include:
- Also called:
- pastoral society
- Ecological and Environmental Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Food and Agriculture Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “pastoralism” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Carr, Claudia J. 1977. Pastoralism in Crisis: The Dasanetch and Their Ethiopian Lands. Chicago: University of Chicago.
- Catley, Andy, Jeremy Lind, and Ian Scoones, eds. 2013. Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins. London: Routledge.
- Clutton-Brock, Juliet. 1989. The Walking Larder: Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation. London: Unwin Hyman.
- Smith, Andrew B. 1992. Pastoralism in Africa: Origins and Development Ecology. London: Hurst.
- Pastorialism: anthro.palomar.edu
- Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice
- cultural ecology
- cultural environment
- hunting and gathering
- physical environment
- slash and burn
- subsistence strategy
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “pastoralism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 3, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/pastoralism/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
pastoralism. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/pastoralism/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “pastoralism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 3, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/pastoralism/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“pastoralism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 3 Oct. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/pastoralism/>.