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  1. Cross-cultural study of the thwarting disorientation theory of suicideKrauss, Herbert H. - Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1968 - 5 Hypotheses

    Authors suggest that suicide is more likely to occur in contexts where an individual's social ties are threatened, weakened, or broken, causing social dislocation (thwarting-disorientation contexts). Results support this hypothesis.

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  2. Social development and suicideKrauss, Herbert H. - Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1970 - 1 Hypotheses

    This study examines the relationship between social complexity and frequency of suicide. Empirical analysis suggests a positive association between these variables. The author discusses the usefulness of Durkheimian and thwarting disorientation theories in interpreting the findings.

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  3. Social contexts of suicideKrauss, Herbert H. - Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1971 - 1 Hypotheses

    This study investigates the thwarting disorientation theory of suicide, suggesting that the rate of suicide in a society can be predicted from thwarting disorientation traits such as men’s divorce freedom and defiant homicide.

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  4. A cross-cultural study of suicideKrauss, Herbert H. - , 1966 - 5 Hypotheses

    In this dissertation the author tests Naroll's "thwarting disorientation" theory of suicide further by testing hypotheses using individual suicide cases described in ethnography. Author also considered the societal factors that could create stress.

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  5. Social behaviors associated with hereditary community leadershipBarry III, Herbert - Social Evolution & History, 2005 - 4 Hypotheses

    This article examines the homoarchical custom of hereditary community leadership. Four predictors are identified: (1) permission of premarital heterosexual intercourse by females, (2) small community population, (3) multiple social classes or castes, and (4) praying or violence as a component of community ceremonies. Log linear analysis shows all but the third are significantly associated with hereditary community leadership.

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  6. Corporal punishment and other formative experiences associated with violent crimesBarry III, Herbert - The Journal pf Psychohistory, 2007 - 1 Hypotheses

    The focus of this article is the frequency of violent crimes. Five fomative experiences that are correlated with frequent violent crime by individuals are presented. This study uses the same sample as Ember and Ember (1992).

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  7. Wealth concentration associated with frequent violent crime in diverse communitiesBarry III, Herbert - Social Evolution & History, 2007 - 4 Hypotheses

    This article tests the general hypothesis that frequency of violent crimes by individuals is related to high concentrations of wealth.

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  8. Community customs associated with political subordinationBarry III, Herbert - Social Evolution & History, 2003 - 10 Hypotheses

    This study focuses on variables associated with the subordination of community government. A detailed discussion of the specific relationships is presented.

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  9. Early childhood precursors of adolescent initiation ceremoniesBarry III, Herbert - Ethos, 1980 - 3 Hypotheses

    This study presents a psychological theory for adolescent initiation ceremonies. Findings support the hypothesis that initiation is a mechanism for maintaining continuity between the stages of childhood and adulthood, when the body is physiologically in discontinuity.

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  10. Relation of child training to subsistence economyBarry III, Herbert - American Anthropologist, 1959 - 5 Hypotheses

    This article discusses the relationship between child training and certain variables, such as economy.

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