Totem and taboo, purity and danger…and fads and fashion in the study of pollution rules

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 17 Published In Pages: 271-287
By Carroll, Michael P.


The length of the post-partum sex taboo will be related to the severity of the menstrual taboos (282).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testNot SupportedNot Significantphi= .13UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Duration Of Post-partum Sex TabooIndependentPostnatal Care
Menstrual TaboosDependentAvoidance And Taboo, Menstruation