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

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Cooperation in Hausa society

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Information -- No. 11

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

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By M. G. Smith

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1997. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Hausa (MS12)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Economic planning and development (179); Social relationships and groups (571);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document 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: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. ms12-009

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1949-1950

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. George R. Bedell ; 1959

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Nigeria

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Hausa (African people)

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