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  1. "As the political complexity of a society as a whole increases, so does the number of political offices within its constituent communities" (43)Befu, Harumi - Political complexity and village community: test of an hypothesis, 1966 - 2 Variables

    This article examines how an increase in overall societal complexity affects local political offices. Findings suggest that a more complex society has a slight tendency to develop more political offices within the community, but there is greater support for an increased number of jurisdictional levels within the community.

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  2. ". . . increasing political complexity at higher levels [will] entail more . . . delegation of authority and increased delegation of authority [will] be handled by creating new administrative levels within the village" (47)Befu, Harumi - Political complexity and village community: test of an hypothesis, 1966 - 3 Variables

    This article examines how an increase in overall societal complexity affects local political offices. Findings suggest that a more complex society has a slight tendency to develop more political offices within the community, but there is greater support for an increased number of jurisdictional levels within the community.

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  3. ". . . the number of political offices in a village community would be equal to or greater than the number of jurisdictional levels in it" (47)Befu, Harumi - Political complexity and village community: test of an hypothesis, 1966 - 2 Variables

    This article examines how an increase in overall societal complexity affects local political offices. Findings suggest that a more complex society has a slight tendency to develop more political offices within the community, but there is greater support for an increased number of jurisdictional levels within the community.

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