A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites
American Anthropologist • Vol/Iss. 65 • Published In • Pages: 837-853 •
By Brown, Judith K.
"If one limits the definition of male initiation rites to only those ceremonies characterized by both a genital operation and seclusion, a very strong relationship emerges between these male rites and those female initiation ceremonies which [cause pain to initiate]" (845)
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Male Seclusion And Genital Operations||UNKNOWN||Body Alterations, Puberty And Initiation|
|Painful Female Initiation Rites||UNKNOWN||Puberty And Initiation|