The politics of reproductive ritual

University of California Press Berkeley, CA Published In Pages: ??
By Paige, Jeffery M., Paige, Karen


Presence and elaborateness of menarcheal ceremonies are negatively associated with strength of fraternal interest groups (109).


Fraternal interest group strength is an index of fraternal interest group size, descent ideology which enforces loyalty, and ability to contract explicit marriage bargains.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's rSupportedp < 0.01r = -0.44UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Elaborateness of Menarcheal CeremoniesIndependentNONE
Strength of Fraternal Interest GroupsDependentNONE