Population pressure and the social evolution of agriculturalists

Southwestern Journal of Anthropology Vol/Iss. 26 Published In Pages: 67-86
By Harner, Michael J.


"For societies practicing agriculture, inter- and intra-group competition for [increasingly scarce subsistence] . . . resources is seen as leading to the evolution of more competitively successful cooperative units in descent (in classless societies) and in political structure, and to the evolution of class stratification" (67)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.001UNKNOWNUNKNOWN