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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. "In societies practicing patrilocal residence, in which there is also an exclusive mother-infant sleeping arrangement, female initiation rites will subject the initiate to extreme pain in the form of a genital operation or extensive tattooing" (843)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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  4. Exclusive mother-infant sleeping and a long postpartum sex taboo are positively associated with male initiation.Ember, Carol R. - Explaining male initiation ceremonies: new cross-cultural tests and a cataly..., 2010 - 3 Variables

    This article discusses two different explanations of male initiation ceremonies. Evidence is also presented that suggests that psychological conflict might strongly predict male initiation in the presence of the following catalysts: nonmatrilocal residence, nonstate political organization, and warfare.

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  5. "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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  6. Exclusive mother-son sleeping and a post-partum sex taboo are positively associated with initiation ceremonies at puberty.Whiting, John W.M. - The Function of Male Initiation Ceremonies at Puberty, 1958 - 3 Variables

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  7. Exclusive mother-child sleeping and a long postpartum sex taboo are positively associated with male initiation ceremonies in the presence of all of the following catalysts: nonmatrilocal societies, more-than-rare warfare, nonstate societies.Ember, Carol R. - Explaining male initiation ceremonies: new cross-cultural tests and a cataly..., 2010 - 6 Variables

    This article discusses two different explanations of male initiation ceremonies. Evidence is also presented that suggests that psychological conflict might strongly predict male initiation in the presence of the following catalysts: nonmatrilocal residence, nonstate political organization, and warfare.

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  8. "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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  9. Mother sleeps closer to baby then to father and residence is patrilocal is positively associated with men's fear of sex with women (671).Ember, Carol R. - Men's fear of sex with women, 1978 - 3 Variables

    This study examines ecological, social, and psychological theories for men's fear of heterosexual sex in a cross-cultural sample. Findings support the hypotheses and a causal model is presented.

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  10. 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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