A Cross-Cultural Summary: Female Initiation Rites

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


Societies where mother-son sleeping arrangements last longer than one year will tend to have female initiation rites (382, 316).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher's Exact TestSupportedp = .018Phi = .412Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Female Initiation RitesAssociationPuberty And Initiation
Child Sleeping Arrangements AssociationSleeping, Infant Care