Political complexity and village community: test of an hypothesis

Anthropological Quarterly Vol/Iss. 39 Published In Pages: 43-52
By Befu, Harumi


This article examines how an increase in overall societal complexity affects local political offices. Findings suggest that a more complex society has a slight tendency to develop more political offices within the community, but there is greater support for an increased number of jurisdictional levels within the community.

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:mas Amelia Piazza