Girls' puberty rites and matrilocal residence

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 71 Published In Pages: 905-908
By Driver, Harold E.


This study challenges an earlier paper's claim that matrilocal residence predicts the development of girls' puberty rites. The author suggests that girls' puberty rites may in fact predate matrilocality in some locations.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
OtherAll data was taken from Western North America

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:mas Amelia Piazza