The frequency of warfare: an evolutionary perspective

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


The increasing frequency of differentiation in societies will be positively associated with an increase in external war, civil war, and riots (feuding will decrease in frequency as societies become increasingly differentiated) (54)


See pages 53-55 for correlations.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN