Living quarter arrangements in polygyny and circumcision and segregation of males at puberty

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 13 Published In Pages: 401-413
By Kitahara, Michio


This article examines the relationship between polygynous living quarter arrangements and the presence or absence of circumcision and segregation of males at puberty. The amount of contact between the father and son is also examined as a factor.


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Ethnographic Atlas Summary (EASum)Living arrangements assessed with regard to independent polygynous families

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