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 . . . [permanence of settlement and with stratification] . . . correlations [are] nonsignificant . . . at all levels of technology" (909)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationSupportedabove .10.16UNKNOWN