Significance of the father for the son's masculine identity

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 10 Published In Pages: 1-17
By Kitahara, Michio


"There is a significant correlation between living quarter arrangements for co-wives in polygynous societies and the frequency of circumcision of males at puberty when the factor of the length of the postpartum sexual taboo is controlled" (10).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNTwo-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Male Circumcision At PubertyAssociationNONE
Postpartum Taboo Absent Of Less Than 1 YearAssociationNONE
Separate Quarters For Co-wivesAssociationNONE