The absent father and cross-sex identity

Studies in Adolescence Published In Pages: 107-117
By Burton, Roger V., Whiting, John W.M.


"Where the female status is seen as privileged both in infancy and in childhood . . . a man would have a strong optative feminine identity and the society should provide him some means to act out symbolically at least, the female role" (113)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedsignificant; p value not givenUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Matrilocal Vs Other Residence PatternIndependentResidence
Mother-child Exclusive SleepingIndependentSleeping, Infant Care