Adolescence: an anthropological inquiry

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


Theft as antisocial behavior will be positively associated with expectations of owning, but negatively associated with training in use of productive property (143).


Characteristics of adolescence include opportunity for property (r = 0.36), productive work as principal area of skill training (r = -0.36), leisure as principal peer activity (r = -0.36), and anticipated differentiation from adult work (r = 0.38).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's chi-squareSupportedp < 0.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN