Diversity and homogeneity in world societies

HRAF Press New Haven, CT Published In Pages: 190
By Bourguignon, Erika, Greenbaum, Lenora


Hereditary succession will vary according to world region (47).


Hereditary succession is most prevalent in African socieites (70%), slightly more prevalent in the Insular Pacific and North and South American societies, and equal to or less prevalent than nonhereditary succession in East Eurasia and the Circum-Mediterranean.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesSupport claimedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Hereditary Political SuccessionDependentCommunity Heads
World RegionIndependentIdentification, Location