Causes, consequences, and kin bias of human group fissions

Human Nature Vol/Iss. 25 Published In Pages: 465-475
By Walker, Robert S., Hill, Kim


This study examines instances of group fission cross-culturally. Results suggest that internal political conflict and resource scarcity are the two most common causes of group fission. Results also suggest that group fission tends to occur along kin lines.

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