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close this bookResearch Methods in Nutritional Anthropology (United Nations University, 1989, 201 p.)
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(introduction...)

Introduction
Prediction models
Preference relations
Decision-making models and optimization analysis
Input-output analysis
Stochastic process models
Conclusion
References

MICHAEL C. ROBBINS and LINDA COFFMAN ROBBINS
Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

The intrinsic value of a small-scale model is that it compensates for the renunciation of sensible dimensions by the acquisition of intelligible dimensions.

Levi-Strauss, The Savage Mind