Differences between otherwise similar communities reveal cultural linkages with higher government levels

Social Evolution & History Vol/Iss. 8 Published In Pages: 199-220
By Barry III, Herbert


This study examines pairwise differences between similar cultures in order to minimize cultural variation within the SCCS and reveal possible correlates of cultural complexity. Results suggest that one measure of complexity (government above the community level) is significantly associated with several other variables.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
Standard Cross Cultural Sample (SCCS)Other Researchers

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