The biogeography and evolution of land ownership

Journal of Biogeography Vol/Iss. 50(6) Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd Published In Pages: 1129-1138
By Haynie, Hannah J., Kushnick, Geoff, Kavanagh, Patrick H. , Ember, Carol R., Bowern, Claire, Low, Bobbi S., Tuff, Ty, Vilela, Bruno, Kirby, Kathryn R. , Botero, Carlos A. , Gavin, Michael C.


Societies will have a unilinear trajectory in which they can regress or progress across the four land ownership types.


The four ownership types are 1) no ownership, 2) group ownership, 3) kin ownership, and 4) individual ownership.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo analysisSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Land ownership typeDependentProperty System, Real Property