Adolescent initiation ceremonies: a cross-cultural code

Ethnology Published In Pages: 199-210
By Schlegel, Alice, Barry III, Herbert


This article presents codes for adolescent initiation ceremonies in the standard cross-cultural sample. Commonly held assumptions about initiation ceremonies were not supported. Article focuses on differences between male and female ceremonies. Statistically significant correlations between the codes are indicated.

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