Associated Documents (29)

Main AuthorPublished YearTitle
Singh, DevendraSex differences in the anatomical locations of human body scarification and tattooing as a funct...
Ember, MelvinThe conditions favoring matrilocal versus patrilocal residence
Ember, Carol R.On the development of unilineal descent
Otterbein, Keith F.An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth: a cross-cultural study of feuding
Fry, Douglas P.War and social organization: from nomadic bands to modern states
Worchel, StephenSocietal restrictiveness and the presence of outlets for the release of aggression
Hooper, Paul L.Explaining monogamy and polygyny among foragers and horticulturalists
Fry, Douglas P.Social organization matters!
Kelly, Robert L.Warless and warlike hunter-gatherers: a comparison
Carneiro, Robert L.Scale analysis, evolutionary sequences, and the rating of cultures
Divale, William TulioPopulation, warfare, and the male supremacist complex
Fry, Douglas P.Lethal aggression in mobile forager bands and implications for the origins of war
Ember, Carol R.Risk, uncertainty, and violence in eastern Africa: a regional comparison
Divale, William TulioSystemic population control in the Middle and Upper Paleolithic: inferences based on contemporar...
Fry, Douglas P.Beyond war: the human potential for peace
Young, Frank W.Initiation ceremonies: a cross-cultural study of status dramatization
Sipes, Richard G.War, sports, and aggression: an empirical test of two rival theories
Russett, BruceThe democratic peace in nonindustrial societies
Murray, Damian R.Pathogens and politics: further evidence that parasite prevalence predicts authoritarianism
Ember, Carol R.The relative decline in women’s contributions to agriculture with intensification
Baunach, Dawn MichelleGender inequality in childhood: toward a life course perspective
Ember, Carol R.Explaining corporal punishment of children: a cross-cultural study
Hrnčíř, VáclavArchaeology of slavery from cross-cultural perspective
Stone, Emily A.A Test of an Evolutionary Hypothesis of Violence Against Women: The Case of Sex Ratio
Rudmin, Floyd WebsterCross-Cultural Correlates of the Ownership of Private Property
Scalise Sugiyama, MichelleWar Games: Intergroup Coalitional Play Fighting as a Means of Comparative Coalition Formability ...
Wilson, Kurt M.The Marginal Utility of Inequality: A Global Examination Across Ethnographic Societies
Winkelman, Michael J. An ethnological analogy and biogenetic model for interpretation of religion and ritual in the past

Associated Hypotheses (37)

Main AuthorHypothesis
Ember, Carol R.The presence of alien currency will be positively correlated with corporal punishment of children (615).
Singh, Devendra"As pathogen severity increases, so should permanenent marking of body areas that are attended to for evaluating attractiveness and mate quality" (403).
Ember, Melvin". . . conditions that enhance the status of males are polygyny, moveable property such as herds or slaves or money, multilocal political integration, and warfare . . . [and] each . . . should predict male localization" (576)
Ember, Melvin"Our hypothesis is that men will do more than women in subsistence unless warfare prevents them from doing so" (579)
Ember, Carol R.". . . intergroup competition is the most important catalyst in the formation of unilineal descent groups in unilocal societies" (74)
Otterbein, Keith F.". . . societies which frequently engage in war with their neighbors are less likely to have feuding than societies which have peaceful external relations" (1477)
Otterbein, Keith F."It is only in societies with a high level of political integration that there are officials who have the power to intervene [to prevent feuding when the society is threatened by war]" (1478)
Fry, Douglas P.Societal complexity among hunter gatherers will be positively associated with the presence of warfare (78).
Worchel, StephenWarfare will be positively associated with unilineal kinship structure (114, 117).
Worchel, StephenWarfare will be negatively associated with sorcery (114, 118).
Hooper, Paul L.Warfare and interpersonal aggression will be positively associated with polygyny (5).
Fry, Douglas P.Complex and equestrian hunter-gatherers will make war, most simple hunter-gatherers will not (104).
Kelly, Robert L.There will be a positive relationship between unsegmented societies and low frequency of warfare among foragers (50).
Carneiro, Robert L."Human societies have evolved . . . in much the same direction . . . toward increased complexity. . . . [There is] a specific sequence in the development of culture traits which societies, by and large, have consistently followed" (854, 858)
Divale, William TulioWarfare will be positively associated with female infanticide (527).
Fry, Douglas P.Lethal aggression in mobile forager bands will stem from personal disputes rather than coalitionary aggression (i.e. war) (270).
Ember, Carol R.Resource scarcity will be positively associated with warfare frequency in nonstate, nonpacified societies (37).
Ember, Carol R.Resource scarcity will be negatively associated with warfare frequency in state societies (37).
Ember, Carol R.Unpredictable scarcity will be more predictive of higher warfare frequency than chronic scarcity (37).
Ember, Carol R.Resource-taking will be likely to occur during warfare (37).
Divale, William Tulio"Female infanticide and blood revenge warfare and feuding were both interrelated and effective in regulating population growth [in hunting and gathering bands as evidenced by sex ratios in young and adult populations]" (232)
Fry, Douglas P.Complex and equestrian hunter-gatherers will make war while a majority of simple hunter-gatherers will not (78).
Young, Frank W."The level at which . . . organized conflict is carried on rises as one moves from food gatherers to the modern agriculturalists" (90)
Sipes, Richard G."Culture Pattern Model: A direct synchronic relationship between war and combative sports will be found, with more warlike societies more likely to have these sports and less warlike societies less likely to have them" (67)
Russett, BruceThe frequency of warfare will be negatively associated with consultation, checks on power, removal of leaders, extent of political participation, and absence of fission and positively associated with population (108).
Murray, Damian R.Pathogen stress will independently predict authoritarian governance when controlling for malnutrition, famine, and warfare in the cross-cultural sample (5).
Murray, Damian R.When tested individually, each of the twelve variables included in the composite "authoritarian governance" variable in the cross-cultural sample will be predicted by pathogen prevalence (5).
Ember, Carol R.Warfare will interfere more with male labor in horticultural societies than in intensive agricultural societies (298)
Baunach, Dawn MichelleWarfare will be positively associated with gender inequality for adults and children (65).
Hrnčíř, VáclavSlavery will be related to metalworking, polygyny, warfare, and stratification even when the variables are considered together
Stone, Emily A.The frequency of rape and wife beating are correlated with warfare (2).
Stone, Emily A.Society's intolerance of rape is positively correlated with warfare (2).
Rudmin, Floyd WebsterCertain characteristics of societies will be significantly correlated in the same direction with both Simmons' (137) and Murdock's (1967) measures of private property ownership.
Scalise Sugiyama, MichelleHunter-gatherer societies with coalitional play fighting will also participate in warfare.
Wilson, Kurt M.Warfare will be correlated with the presence of inequality.
Winkelman, Michael J. Warfare will predict magio-religious practitioner type.

Associated OCMs

  1. ingroup antagonisms
  2. war
  3. instigation of war
  4. warfare
  5. aftermath of combat