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Noun1.detribalisation - the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
2.detribalisation - the decline or termination of tribal organization
disunion - the termination or destruction of union
tribalisation, tribalization - the act of making tribal; unification on a tribal basis
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He epitomises principled living, genuine love, detribalisation, and the eloquent apostolic dictum that one good turn deserves another.
Wilson, G (1942), An Essay on the Economic of Detribalisation. Lusaka: Mimeo.
The future of Africa, the modernisation of Africa that has a place in the 21st century, is linked with its decolonisation and detribalisation. Tribal atavism would be giving up any hope for Africa.
Racist concerns about the detribalisation of what were seen as naturally rural Africans ran up against leftist calls for the recognition of Africans' participation in modern urban workforces.
In Diprotodon to Detribalisation: Studies of change among Australian Aborigines.
Waterman (eds), Diprotodon to Detribalisation, Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, 278-84.