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.


Patrilocal residence will predict circumcision ceremonies and matrilocal residence will predict the couvade (626).


Results suggest that virilocal residence is actually significantly associated with the couvade (p< .001) rather than with circumcision rites as the hypothesis suggests.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesPartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Male Circumcision CeremoniesDependentBody Alterations
Marital ResidenceIndependentResidence
The CouvadeDependentPregnancy