The frequency of warfare: an evolutionary perspective

Sociological Inquiry Vol/Iss. 47 Published In Pages: 49-58
By Leavitt, Gregory C.


The development of technology will be positively associatedwith increasing frequencies of external war, civil war, and riots (but feuding war will decrease as technology develops in society) (53)


See pages 53-55 for correlations; external warfare is not that strongly related


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationPartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN