War, socialization, and interpersonal violence: a cross-cultural study

The Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol/Iss. 38 Published In Pages: 620-646
By Ember, Carol R., Ember, Melvin


Harsh or punitive socialization will increase the likelihood of war (631).


Only two of the 21 indicatiors significantly predicted war. On the other hand, further testing suggested that parental warmth is negatively associated with war.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationNot SupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Harsh/punitive SocializationIndependentTechniques Of Socialization
War FrequencyDependentInstigation Of War