Geertz, Clifford. Form and variation in Balinese village structure

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

Title: Form and variation in Balinese village structure

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American anthropologist -- Vol. 61

Published By: Original publisher American anthropologist -- Vol. 61 Washington, etc.: American Anthropological Association, etc.. 1959. 991-1012 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Clifford Geertz

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Balinese (OF07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Community structure (621); Settlement patterns (361); Congregations (794); Social relationships and groups (571); Organized ceremonial (796); Community councils (623); Local officials (624); Cereal agriculture (243); Castes (564); Status, role, and prestige (554); Household (592); Sodalities (575); Inter-community relations (628); Mutual aid (476);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document is a clearly written and well organized study on Balinese social structure at the village level. The author throughout the text points out the difficulties in constructing a 'representative type' or 'typical' Balinese village. He therefore analyzes the Balinese social structure by means of seven planes of social affiliation and interaction (temple units, hamlets, irrigation societies-which have been indexed under , titled hierarchy or castes, corporate kinship systems-which have been indexed for WATER SUPPLY, voluntary group organization, governmental units) and how these intersect and overlap one another. Three Balinese villages are discussed to illustrate the variance and function of these affiliations. Footnotes which appear at the end of the document have been indexed for their appropriate subject categories only when these differ in subject from the body of the text.

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. of07-009

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 1012)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1957-1958

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 Ethnographer-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Millicent Kim ; 1963; Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1950-1959

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Balinese (Indonesian people)

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