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  1. "A long sex taboo [during pregnancy] does in fact occur more frequently in polygynous than in monogamous societies" (121)Ayres, Barbara - Pregnancy magic: a study of food taboos and sex avoidances, 1967 - 2 Variables

    This chapter attempts to explain why the number, importance, and duration of food and sex taboos during pregnancy vary cross-culturally. The author hypothesizes that differences in child socialization will be associated with differences in food taboos, and differences in sexual behavior and sanctions will be associated with sex taboos. Results support the hypotheses.

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  2. "There is . . . a positive relationship between severity of punishment for sexual behavior and the duration of the sex taboo but [it] does not quite reach the acceptable 5 percent level of significance" (119)Ayres, Barbara - Pregnancy magic: a study of food taboos and sex avoidances, 1967 - 2 Variables

    This chapter attempts to explain why the number, importance, and duration of food and sex taboos during pregnancy vary cross-culturally. The author hypothesizes that differences in child socialization will be associated with differences in food taboos, and differences in sexual behavior and sanctions will be associated with sex taboos. Results support the hypotheses.

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  3. "[There is] no relationship between punishment for sexual behavior and length of sex taboo in societies with monogamy and limited polygyny, but it does show a rather strong positive relationship between the two variables in societies with general polygyny" (121)Ayres, Barbara - Pregnancy magic: a study of food taboos and sex avoidances, 1967 - 3 Variables

    This chapter attempts to explain why the number, importance, and duration of food and sex taboos during pregnancy vary cross-culturally. The author hypothesizes that differences in child socialization will be associated with differences in food taboos, and differences in sexual behavior and sanctions will be associated with sex taboos. Results support the hypotheses.

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  4. "The largest number of food taboos [in pregnancy] should be observed in societies where there is a high reward of dependency in childhood" (115)Ayres, Barbara - Pregnancy magic: a study of food taboos and sex avoidances, 1967 - 2 Variables

    This chapter attempts to explain why the number, importance, and duration of food and sex taboos during pregnancy vary cross-culturally. The author hypothesizes that differences in child socialization will be associated with differences in food taboos, and differences in sexual behavior and sanctions will be associated with sex taboos. Results support the hypotheses.

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  5. "The severity of the sanctions associated with violation of food taboos [in pregnancy] will be positively related to the severity of punishment for dependent behavior in childhood" (117)Ayres, Barbara - Pregnancy magic: a study of food taboos and sex avoidances, 1967 - 2 Variables

    This chapter attempts to explain why the number, importance, and duration of food and sex taboos during pregnancy vary cross-culturally. The author hypothesizes that differences in child socialization will be associated with differences in food taboos, and differences in sexual behavior and sanctions will be associated with sex taboos. Results support the hypotheses.

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  6. Adolescent suicide will be associated with values and norms for premarital intercourse and pregnancy (132).Lester, David - Adolescent suicide and premarital sexual behavior, 1970 - 5 Variables

    This study examines the relationship between adolescent suicide and attitudes toward premarital sexual behavior. Several hypotheses were tested, but no associations reached statistical significance.

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  7. Matrilineal descent in horticultural groups will be negatively associated with severity of female premarital sex restrictions (247).Martin, M. Kay - Female of the species, 1975 - 2 Variables

    This book discusses the role of women cross-culturally. The authors use a cross-cultural sample to examine the differences between men and women in contribution to subsistence as well as the social juxtaposition of the sexes in foraging, horticultural, agricultural, pastoral, and industrial societies.

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  8. The length of the post-partum sex taboo will be related to the severity of the menstrual taboos (282).Carroll, Michael P. - Totem and taboo, purity and danger…and fads and fashion in the study of poll..., 1983 - 2 Variables

    This article examines three theories regarding the existence of pollution rules. Results show support for a psychological theory put forward by Freud that predicts a relationship between father-child contact, post-partum sex taboos, and menstrual taboos.

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  9. Patrilateral emphasis in foraging groups (either patrilocality or patrilineal descent) will be positively associated with severity of premarital sex restrictions (188).Martin, M. Kay - Female of the species, 1975 - 5 Variables

    This book discusses the role of women cross-culturally. The authors use a cross-cultural sample to examine the differences between men and women in contribution to subsistence as well as the social juxtaposition of the sexes in foraging, horticultural, agricultural, pastoral, and industrial societies.

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  10. "Love magic is most elaborated in societies with high sexual anxiety" (1028)Shirley, Robert W. - Love magic and socialization anxiety: a cross-cultural study, 1962 - 2 Variables

    This study looks at the relationship between the presence of love magic in a society and sexual anxiety. Results show support for the hypothesis that love magic is positively correlated with sexual anxiety.

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