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  1. Societies where the kin group is patrilineal or double-descent, instead of matrilineal, will have adolescent peer groups present in public gatherings (362, 190).Textor, Robert B. - A Cross-Cultural Summary: Adolescent Peer Groups, 1967 - 2 Variables

    Textor summarizes cross-cultural findings on adolescent peer groups pertaining to cultural, environmental, psychological and social phenomena.

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  2. "Long postpartum taboo will be more frequent in societies requiring bridewealth or exchange of a female relative to obtain a wife" (243)Saucier, Jean-Francois - Correlates of the long post-partum taboo: a cross-cultural study, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This study investigates correlates of the post-partum sex taboo. Empirical analysis identifies several predictors, from extensive agriculture to localized kin groups. The authors suggest that the taboo imposes a burden on women and unmarried or monogamous young men, and it is best maintained in a community in which elders are in firm control and married women are considered outsiders due to village exogamy.

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  3. "When kin group is patrilineal or double descent rather than matrilineal, then: [stimulants are limited or scarce rather than plentiful]" (163)Blum, Richard H. - A cross-cultural study, 1969 - 2 Variables

    This chapter offers an exploratory study that examines the relationships between several culture characterstics, including child socialization practices, social structure, and food production, and mind-altering drug use in non-literate societies. All hypotheses were supported.

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  4. In societies where the kin group is patrilineal or double-descent over matrilineal, male genital operations will be a part of initiation rites (379, 190).Textor, Robert B. - A Cross-Cultural Summary: Male Initiation Rites, 1967 - 2 Variables

    Textor summarizes cross-cultural male initiation rites findings pertaining to cultural, environmental, psychological, and social phenomena.

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  5. Findings: A factor analysis of key dimensions to describe a given culture yielded 12 factors. Factor 5, "matrilineal kin groups", loaded highly and positively on Crow-type cousin terminology; kin group matrilineal; community segmented on a clan basis; matrilocal marital residence; cousin marriage unilateral; codified laws present. Factor 5 loaded highly and negatively on kin groups patrilineal or double descent; marital residence patrilocal (59)Stewart, Robert A. C. - Cultural dimensions: a factor analysis of textor's a cross-cultural summary, 1972 - 9 Variables

    This article uses factor analysis to identify the key variables underlying the many cross-cultural associations reported by Textor (1967). Twelve factors are identified.

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  6. Societies desiring children more will tend to have patrilineal or double-descent kin groups rather than matrilineal (282, 190).Textor, Robert B. - A Cross-Cultural Summary: Pregnancy, 1967 - 2 Variables

    Textor summarizes cross-cultural findings on pregnancy and childbirth pertaining to cultural, environmental, psychological, and social phenomena.

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  7. Agropastoral societies are more likely to have bridewealth than brideservice, gift exchange, or wealth transfer (211)Apostolou, Menelaos - Bridewealth as an instrument of male parental control over mating: evidence ..., 2010 - 2 Variables

    This article explores the association between father-son relationships and bridewealth. Bridewealth becomes an instrument through which male parents impose their will on their male offspring. The hypotheses are supported by the results presented.

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  8. Findings: A factor analysis of key dimensions to describe a given culture yielded 12 factors. Factor 12, "adolescent peer group activity", loaded highly and positively on time and setting of adolescent peer groups; conflict regarding achievement and obedient behavor of child; exhibitionistic dancing emphasized; and kin group patrilineal or double descent. Factor 12 loaded negatively on games of skill and wives obtained by bride price (64)Stewart, Robert A. C. - Cultural dimensions: a factor analysis of textor's a cross-cultural summary, 1972 - 9 Variables

    This article uses factor analysis to identify the key variables underlying the many cross-cultural associations reported by Textor (1967). Twelve factors are identified.

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  9. ". . . matrilineal extension [of incest taboos] is strongly associated with the presence of matrilineal kin groups, patrilineal extension with patrilineal kin groups, and extension in both directions with the presence of double descent" (307)Murdock, George Peter - Social structure, 1949 - 2 Variables

    This book is a comprehensive analysis of many aspects of social structure including family, clan, community, kinship terminology, social organization, regulation of sex, incest taboos, and sexual choice.

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  10. Women will cope with infidelity with self-help tactics more frequently in bilateral societies than in matrilineal and patrilineal ones (8).Jankowiak, William - Extra-marital affairs: a reconsideration of the meaning and universality of ..., 2002 - 2 Variables

    This study examines the variation in responses to sexual infidelity and the effect of social complexity and descent on responses to infidelity. Results suggest significant relationships between social complexity, descent, and responses to infidelity

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