Military organization as a response to residence and size of population: a cross-cultural study

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 12 Published In Pages: 271-290
By Carter, Jr., Harold


"Societies with uxorilocal residence and/or large societies are more likely to have a professional military organization than are small societies with virilocal/patrilocal residence" (278).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testSupportedp<.001.65One-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Military OrganizationDependentMilitary Organization
PopulationIndependent CombinedPopulation
ResidenceIndependent CombinedResidence