Pathogens and politics: further evidence that parasite prevalence predicts authoritarianism

PLoS ONE Vol/Iss. 8 Published In Pages: ??
By Murray, Damian R., Schaller, Mark, Suedfeld, Peter


This article employs cross-national and cross-cultural methods to investigate whether pathogen stress is a direct determinant of authoritarianism. The study controls on other factors such as famine, warfare, and malnutrition and evaluates alternative causal models.

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