Ends and means in political control: state organization and the punishment of adultery, incest, and the violation of celibacy

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 71 Published In Pages: 658-687
By Cohen, Yehudi A.


"Personnel of inchoate incorporative states adopt more restrictive controls over sexual behavior than do those of any other sociopolitical systems. They adopt laws imposing capital punishment for adultery, incest, and the violation of celibacy" (662)


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