Adolescence: an anthropological inquiry

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


Inculcation of obedience will be associated with certain societal characteristics (160).


Inculcation of obedience is significantly associated with social stratification in both boys (r = 0.47) and girls (r = 0.35), matrilocal residence in both boys (r = -0.29) and girls (r = -0.32). Size of peer group is significantly associated in boys (r = 0.47), but only marginally significant (p = 0.066) in girls (r = 0.30).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's chi-squarePartially supportedp < 0.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN