Criteria of Complexity in Evolution: Cross-Cultural Study in Archaeology of Prehistory

Social Evolution & History Vol/Iss. 12(1) 'Uchitel' Publishing House Volgograd, Russia Published In Pages: 28-50
By Kradin, Nikolay N.


Political integration will be correlated with social stratification.


Results shown are for the Atlas of Cultural Evolution (ACE). Tests were also performed using the SCCS, which was also significant in the expected direction (R=0.719, p<0.001). Spearman correlations were also performed for both samples (ACE: 0.896, p<0.001; SCCS: 0.699, p<0.001).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's RSupportedp<0.0010.899UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Political IntegrationCorrelateCommunity Structure, Territorial Hierarchy
Social StratificationCorrelateCastes, Classes, Slavery