Smith, M. G. (Michael Garfield). Cooperation in Hausa society

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Title: Cooperation in Hausa society

Published in: Information -- No. 11

Published By: Information -- No. 11 Paris, France: International Social Science Council, 1957. 1-20 p.

By line: By M. G. Smith

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1997. Computer File

Culture: Hausa (MS12)

Subjects: Economic planning and development (179); Social relationships and groups (571);

Abstract: This is a study of traditional associations of a cooperative nature among the Hausa, intended to serve as an example of analysis of native society for the purpose of planning cooperative economic development under a program of applied anthropology. Smith describes cooperative associations formed for various purposes and their relationship to kinship, household, occupations, education, and economic organization. A considerable portion of the article is given to a discussion of theory and possible future developments of cooperative organization in the Hausa area.

Document Number: 9

Document ID: ms12-009

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1949-1950

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: George R. Bedell ; 1959

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Nigeria

LCSH: Hausa (African people)

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