Socioeconomic complexity, socialization, and political differentiation: a cross-cultural study

Ethos Vol/Iss. 9 Published In Pages: 217-247
By Ross, Marc Howard


This article examines structural and dispositional explanations for complexity of political institutions. Analysis suggests that both socioeconomic organization and socialization variables are useful in understanding the concentration, specialization, and centralization of political power, but socioeconomic organization variables have stronger associations.

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