Sorcery, sin and the superego: a cross-cultural study of some mechanisms of social control

Cross-Cultural Approaches: Readings in Comparative Research HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: 147-168
By Whiting, John W.M.


"Those societies which are relatively neglectful of infants should be more afraid of ghosts at funerals than those societies in which children are treated indulgently during their infancy" (156)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Fear Of Ghosts At FuneralsDependentCult Of The Dead
Infant And Child IndulgenceIndependentInfancy And Childhood