Scale analysis, evolutionary sequences, and the rating of cultures

A Handbook of Method in Cultural Anthropology Natural History Press Garden City Published In Pages: 834-871
By Carneiro, Robert L.


"Human societies have evolved . . . in much the same direction . . . toward increased complexity. . . . [There is] a specific sequence in the development of culture traits which societies, by and large, have consistently followed" (854, 858)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Guttman scaleSupportedNot ApplicableUNKNOWNUNKNOWN