(noun) How people obtain food and other raw materials from their environment.
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- Plural: subsistence strategies
- Also called subsistence pattern.
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- Word origin of “subsistence” and “strategy” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- cultural ecology
- cultural environment
- hunting and gathering
- physical environment
- slash and burn
How to Cite the Definition of Subsistence Strategy
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “subsistence strategy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 19, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/subsistence-strategy/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
subsistence strategy. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/subsistence-strategy/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “subsistence strategy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 19, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/subsistence-strategy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“subsistence strategy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 19 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/subsistence-strategy/>.