Cross-Cultural Research: A Cumulative Database and its Uses


Studies published in World Cultures, using Murdock's Data or Murdock and White's Standard Sample, providing new codes, new explanations of existing codes; and software programs for Cross-Cultural analysis


William Divale, Patrick Gray and Douglas White, Editors





2003 World Cultures 13(2:

Douglas R. White

Cross-Cultural Research: An Introduction for Students


2003 World Cultures 13(2)

Douglas R. White

A Student's Guide to Statistics for Analysis of Cross-Tabulations


2004 World Cultures 15(2):153-170

E. Anthon Eff

Does Mr. Galton Still Have a Problem? Auto-correlation in the Standard Cross-Cultural Sample


2003 World Cultures 14(2): 144-154

James Dow

Using R for Cross-Cultural Research





2002 World Cultures 13(2): 110-146

Trevor Denton

Indirect Reconstruction of World Prehistory by Quantitative, Ethnographic Analogy: Methods Using Correlates of Strictly Increasing, Elementary, Societal Processes.


2007 World Cultures 16(1): 62-122

Trevor Denton

Society to 2050 AD: Anthropological Forecasts Extrapolating Correlates of Modernization


2001-2002 World Cultures 12(2): 179-203

Andrey Korotayev

An Apologia of George Peter Murdock. Division of Labor by Gender and Postmarital Residence in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Reconsideration


2003 World Cultures 14(2): 111-143

James DeMeo

A 'Saharasian' Climate-Linked Geographical Pattern in the Global Cross-Culural Data on Human Behavior


2002 World Cultures 13(1): 2-21

William Jankowiak, Diane Nell, and Anne Buckmaster

Extra-marital Affairs: A Reconsideration of the Meaning and Universality of the Double Standard


2000 World Cultures 11(2): 138-151

Rob Veneziano

Are Cross-Cultural Codes For Paternal Proximity And Paternal Warmth Measuring Similar Phenomena?


2001 World Cultures 12(1): 2-17

Garry Chick and John W. Loy

Making Men of Them: Male Socialization for Warfare and Combative Sports


1999 World Cultures 10(1): 7-22

William Divale and Albert Seda

Codes on Gossip for Societies in the Standard Sample


1994 World Cultures 8(2): 40-57

Analytic Technologies

Andrew R. Hoy

The Relationship Between Male Dominance and Militarism: Quantitative Tests of Several Theories


1994 World Cultures 8(1)

Analytic Technologies

Bobbi S. Low

Pathogen Intensity Cross-Culturally





2002 World Cultures 13(1): 62-98

Daria Khaltourina, Andrey Korotayev and William Divale

A Corrected Version of the Standard Cross-Cultural Sample Database


1999 World Cultures 10(1):23

J. Patrick Gray

Revised SCCS Codes: St09.Dat, St10.Dat, St12.Dat And St53.Dat (Ethnographic Atlas)

SCCS coded and labeled data in Spss

SCCS coded and labeled data in R

1999 World Cultures 10(1):24-85

J. Patrick Gray

A Corrected Ethnographic Atlas



Ethnographic Atlas coded data in Excel

Ethnographic Atlas coded and labeled data in Spss



1994 World Cultures 8(1)

Analytic Technologies

Michael Winkelman

Subsistence and Sociopolitical Conditions:

SCCS Variable Descriptions and Reliability 1


1994 World Cultures 8(2):3-5

Analytic Technologies

Michael Winkelman

Child Rearing and Socialization:

SCCS Variable Descriptions and Reliability 2





1995 World Cultures 9(1): 1-36.

Hartmut Lang

CONAN - An Electronic Code-Text Database for Cross-Cultural Studies

2003 World Cultures 14(1): 1-47.

Peter Peregrine

Atlas of Cultural Evolution

2010 reprint Microsoft Academic Publications See also 2011 reprint Measurement of cultural complexity (Citations: 84) P Murdock, C. Provost. Published in 1973. Microsoft Academic Publications

2000 World Cultures 11(1): 102-117, Reprinted from Ethnology 9:165-207, 1970.

George Peter Murdock

Kin Term Patterns And Their Distribution


2000 World Cultures 11(1): 118

Douglas R. White

A Note On Replication In Kinship Terminology


2000 World Cultures 11(2): 152-170

William Divale and Albert Seda

Cross-Cultural Codes of Modernization


2001 World Cultures 12(1):99-104

William Divale

Codes on Highest Number Counted for the Standard Sample


2001 World Cultures 12(1):77-93

Sissel Schroeder

Secondary Disposal of the Dead: Cross-Cultural Codes


1994 World Cultures 8(1)

Analytic Technologies

Robert Dirks

Starvation and Famine among SCCS Societies



1994 World Cultures 8(2):6-36

Analytic Technologies

Candice Bradley

The Household Division of Work: SCCS Codes






1994 World Cultures 8(2):37-39

Analytic Technologies

Douglas R. White

Fisher-B: A Program for an Exact Significance Test for Three-Way Interaction Effects


1995 World Cultures 9(1)

Douglas R. White and J. Patrick Gray

CORR-REL: A Program for Reliability Analysis and Optimal One-Factor Scaling


2000 World Cultures 11(1):570

Douglas R. White

Manual for Statistical Entailment Analysis


2002 World Cultures 13(1): 22-38

Bruce A. Maxwell, Frederic L. Pryor, and Casey Smith

Cluster Analysis in Cross-Cultural Research