Societal complexity and familial complexity: evidence for the curvilinear hypothesis

American Journal of Sociology Vol/Iss. 77 Published In Pages: 898-920
By Blumberg, Rae Lesser, Winch, Robert F.


"When technology, as measured by subsistence economy is held constant . . . [and we] cross tabulate familial complexity with . . . size of community . . . [and with] political complexity, gammas are significantly positive for low levels of technology and nonsignificant for higher levels" (909)


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