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  1. Societies with patrilocal residence and exclusive mother-infant sleeping will be associated with female initiation rites involving extreme painBrown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 3 Variables

    This study explores why initiation rites for girls are observed in some societies and absent in others. Further, the author seeks to understand cross-cultural variation in the rites.

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  2. Societies with patrilocal residence and exclusive mother-infant sleeping will be positively associated with female initiation rites involving extreme pain.Brown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 3 Variables

    This article discusses initiation rites for girls. Specifically explored are the reasons why the ceremonies are observed in some societies and omitted in others and what the variations between societies demonstrates.

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  3. "If one limits the definition of male initiation rites to only those ceremonies characterized by both a genital operation and seclusion, a very strong relationship emerges between these male rites and those female initiation ceremonies which [cause pain to initiate]" (845)Brown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 2 Variables

    This article discusses initiation rites for girls. Specifically explored are the reasons why the ceremonies are observed in some societies and omitted in others and what the variations between societies demonstrates.

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  4. Societies with male initiation rites involving both genital operation and isolation will be associated with painful initiation rites for femalesBrown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 4 Variables

    This study explores why initiation rites for girls are observed in some societies and absent in others. Further, the author seeks to understand cross-cultural variation in the rites.

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  5. Societies with male initiation involving both genital operation and isolation are positively associated with painful initiation rites for females.Brown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 2 Variables

    This article discusses initiation rites for girls. Specifically explored are the reasons why the ceremonies are observed in some societies and omitted in others and what the variations between societies demonstrates.

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  6. The presence of both mother-child sleeping and patrilocality will be positively associated with painful female puberty ritesKitahara, Michio - Female puberty rites: reconsideration and speculation, 1983 - 3 Variables

    Brown's (1963) three hypotheses on female puberty rites were tested. After presenting an adjustment for data quality control, the author demonstrates that Brown's (1963) relationships became insignificant. Female physiology as symbolized by menstruation is suggested as a better predictor for female puberty rites.

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  7. "Male solidarity dissolves the relationship between the two childhood factors [exclusive mother-son sleeping arrangement and patrilocal residence] and male initiation" (77)Young, Frank W. - Initiation ceremonies: a cross-cultural study of status dramatization, 1965 - 4 Variables

    This book investigates a broad hypothesis linking social solidarity and initiation ceremonies. The author proposes that “the degree of solidarity of a given social system determines the degree to which status transitions within it will be dramatized” (1). A variety of operational hypotheses are supported for both male and female initiation ceremonies.

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  8. Societies where mother-son sleeping arrangements last longer than one year will tend to have female initiation rites (382, 316).Textor, Robert B. - A Cross-Cultural Summary: Female Initiation Rites, 1967 - 2 Variables

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

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  9. "Where the female status is seen as privileged both in infancy and in childhood . . . a man would have a strong optative feminine identity and the society should provide him some means to act out symbolically at least, the female role" (113)Burton, Roger V. - The absent father and cross-sex identity, 1963 - 3 Variables

    This study advances the status envy hypothesis of sex identification to explain customs such as male initiation ceremonies and the couvade. Theory of sex identification is discussed; resource withholding, exclusive mother-child sleeping, patrilocality, father absence, female status, and initiation are all considered. Hypotheses are supported with empirical tests.

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  10. "Female initiation rites will occur in those societies in which the young girl continues to reside in the home of her mother after marriage" (841)Brown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 2 Variables

    This article discusses initiation rites for girls. Specifically explored are the reasons why the ceremonies are observed in some societies and omitted in others and what the variations between societies demonstrates.

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