DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES OF NOMADIC COMMUNITIES IN IRAN (1956–2008)

@article{Annamoradnejad2010DEMOGRAPHICCO,
  title={DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES OF NOMADIC COMMUNITIES IN IRAN (1956–2008)},
  author={Rahimberdi Annamoradnejad and Sedigheh Lotfi},
  journal={Asian Population Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={6},
  pages={335 - 345}
}
Nomadic living is one of the major lifestyles in Iran, due to the country's arid and semi-arid climates. Nomadism has played an important role in the Iranian economy, and is practised by thousands of tribal households. At present, however, although its economic role as a main supplier of dairy and protein products is quite influential, its social and political position has weakened due to the penetration of the modernisation process in all aspects of the Iranian society. A century ago, the… 
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