A Cross-Cultural Summary: Male Initiation Rites

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


In societies with high observation of food taboos, male initiation rites during puberty will be prevalent (373, 449).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher's Exact TestSupportedp = .029Phi = .475Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Male Puberty Initiation Rites AssociationPuberty And Initiation
Food Taboo Observance AssociationDiet, Avoidance And Taboo