Despotism and differential reproduction: a cross-cultural correlation of conflict asymmetry, hierarchy, and degree of polygyny
Ethnology and Sociobiology • Vol/Iss. 3 • Published In • Pages: 209-221 •
By Betzig, Laura L.
As groups increase in size and hierarchical complexity, individuals in power will exploit their positions to resolve conflicts of interest within the group asymmetrically (210).
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Asymmetrical Conflict Of Interest Resolution, Increase In||Dependent||Social Control, Informal In-group Justice|
|Group Size, Increase In||Independent||Territorial Hierarchy|
|Hierarchical Complexity, Increase In||Independent||Territorial Hierarchy|