Male sex role resolutions

Handbook of Cross-Cultural Human Development Garlant STPM Press New York Published In Pages: 611-632
By Munroe, Robert L., Munroe, Ruth H., Whiting, John W.M.


"Societies in which mothers are highly salient to their infants as a consequence of being carried in close contact should also perform male circumcision rites or practice the couvade or both as a method of resolving or expressing sex-identity conflict" (626).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Male Circumcision CeremoniesDependentBody Alterations
Mother-infant ContactIndependentInfant Care
The CouvadeDependentPregnancy