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The Tribe as an Ideal Type
Varieties of Man and Society, Journal of University Studies (1975)
  • Robert K. Thomas
Abstract

Following in the tradition of Max Weber (ideal type) and Robert Redfield (forms of social organization), one of Mr. Thomas' mentors, this paper is a seminal part of the development of Relational Theory. Throughout the 60's and 70's it was used as an core paper in the curriculum at Monteith college, Wayne State University.

Keywords
  • Tribes,
  • Tribal,
  • Ideal Type,
  • Max Weber,
  • Robert Redfield,
  • Relational Theory
Disciplines
Publication Date
Summer 1975
Citation Information
Robert K. Thomas. "The Tribe as an Ideal Type" Varieties of Man and Society, Journal of University Studies Vol. 2 Iss. 14 (1975)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_thomas/34/