A Cross-Cultural Summary: Male Initiation Rites

HRAF Press New Haven, Connecticut Published In Pages: ??
By Textor, Robert B.


In societies where post-partum taboos last longer than a month, male initiation rites at puberty will be prevalent (373, 301).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher's Exact TestMarginally Supportedp = .053Phi = .310Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Post-Partum Sex Taboos AssociationPostnatal Care
Male Puberty Initiation Rites AssociationPuberty And Initiation