General evolution and Durkheim's hypothesis of crime frequency: A cross-cultural test

The Sociological Quarterly Vol/Iss. 33(2) Blackwell Publishing Ltd Published In Pages: 241-263
By Leavitt, Gregory C.


Social differentiation will be positively associated with violent crime (249).


All independent variables listed correlate significantly with all dependent variables listed at the p < 0.05 level.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Rank-order correlationSupportedp < 0.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN