Political organization and political participation: exit, voice, and loyalty in preindustrial societies

Comparative Politics Vol/Iss. 21 Published In Pages: 73-89
By Ross, Marc Howard

Hypothesis

Concentration of political power will be positively associated with range of political decision making and the strength of cross-cutting ties in preindustrial societies (80).

Note

Socioeconomic complexity, fraternal interest group strength, societal trust, obedience, authoritarian control, and warmth/affection were not related in the model.

Test

Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionSupportedp<.001.41 for concentration of political power; .41 for cross-cutting ties scaleUNKNOWN

Related Hypotheses

Main AuthorHypothesis
Ross, Marc HowardStrength in cross-cutting ties in decentralized societies, intercommunity marriage in decentralized societies, matrilocality, fraternal interest group strength, polygyny, socioeconomic complexity, political power concentration, harsh socialization practices, affectionate socialization practices, and male gender identity conflict will be positively associated with external conflict and violence (552)
Dirks, Robert"The greater the limitations society places on the open expression of opposition, the more likely the occurrence of annual rituals of conflict" (857).
Ross, Marc HowardStrength of cross-cutting ties scale, intercommunity marriage in decentralized societies, matrilocality, intercommunity trade, fraternal interest group strength in decentralized societies, polygyny, socioeconomic complexity, political power concentration, harsh socialization practices, affectionate socialization practices, and male gender identity conflict will be positively associated with internal conflict and violence (552)
Ross, Marc HowardExternal conflict and violence, strength of cross-cutting ties scale, intercommunity marriage in decentralized societies, matrilocality, intercommunity trade, fraternal interest group strength in decentralized societies, polygyny, socioeconomic complexity, political power concentration, harsh socialization practices, affectionate socialization practices, and male gender identity conflict will be positively associated with internal conflict and violence (554)
Ross, Marc HowardInternal conflict and violence, strength in cross-cutting ties in decentralized societies, intercommunity marriage in decentralized societies, matrilocality, fraternal interest group strength, polygyny, socioeconomic complexity, political power concentration, harsh socialization practices, affectionate socialization practices, and male gender identity conflict will be positively associated with external conflict and violence (554)