Norms of premarital sexual behavior: a cross-cultural study

Ethos Vol/Iss. 3 (3) Published In Pages: 381-402
By Broude, Gwen J.


This article examines correlates of premarital sexual norms cross-culturally. Several explainations of restrictiveness of premarital sex are reviewed, and results indicate that accessibility of caretakers in childhood, class stratification and cultural complexity are all related to premarital sexual norms.


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