A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites
American Anthropologist • Vol/Iss. 65 • Published In • Pages: 837-853 •
By Brown, Judith K.
"In societies practicing patrilocal residence, in which there is also an exclusive mother-infant sleeping arrangement, female initiation rites will subject the initiate to extreme pain in the form of a genital operation or extensive tattooing" (843)
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Mother-child Sleeping Arrangements||UNKNOWN||Child Care|
|Painful Female Initiation Rites||UNKNOWN||Puberty And Initiation|