Menstrual taboos and social rigidity

Cross-Cultural Approaches HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: 95-110
By Young, Frank W., Bacdayan, Albert A.


"If menstrual taboos amount to a form of institutionalized discrimination against women, then we should expect to find them in subcommunities where males are dominant and tightly organized" (100)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesSupportedNot ApplicableUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Male SolidarityIndependentGender Status
Menstrual Taboo ElaborationDependentMenstruation