Adolescence: an anthropological inquiry

The Free Press New York Published In Pages: 262
By Schlegel, Alice, Barry III, Herbert


Expectation of antisocial behavior in adolescent boys will be associated with harsh socialization of infants and children (140).


Expected antecedents of antisocial behavior include mother and infant sleeping apart (r = 0.50), bodily restrictiveness in later infancy (r = 0.35), training by example in infancy (r = 0.42) and later childhood (r = 0.47), training by gifts in infancy (r = 0.39) and later childhood (r = 0.38), and training by lecturing (r = 0.35) and inculcation of foritude (r = 0.35) in later childhood.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's chi-squareSupportedp < 0.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Expected Antisocial BehaviorDependentSocial Control
Harsh SocializationIndependentTechniques Of Socialization