Rise and fall of political complexity in island South-East Asia and the Pacific
Nature • Vol/Iss. 467(7317) • Nature Publishing Group • • Published In • Pages: 801-804 •
By Currie, Thomas E., Greenhill, Simon J. , Gray, Russell D. , Hasegawa, Toshikazu, Mace, Ruth
Societies tend to change from simple forms of organization to more complex forms of organization in incremental steps, and decreases in hierarchical organization to any less complex form can occur [The "relaxed unilinear" model] (802).
This model was ranked relative to the other five models of political organization according to their explanatory power.
|Maximum likelihood/Bayesian reversible-jump Markov chain Monte Carlo||High support (Ranked 2nd/6)||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Political Organization||UNKNOWN||Social Stratification, Territorial Hierarchy|