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  1. There will be an association between harsher male initiation ceremonies and same-sex bondingSchlegel, Alice - Pain, fear, and circumcision in boys' adolescent initiation ceremonies, 2017 - 2 Variables

    Schlegel and Barry explore the conditions under which adolescent boys' initiation ceremonies involve rituals that frighten or cause pain to the initiates. The authors look for cross-cultural differences and similarities in cultural features associated with harsh rituals, in particular, genital operations.

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  2. In societies with ceremonies for both sexes, boys' ceremonies are positively associated with painful procedures, ceremonies resulting in familial independence, and ceremonies focusing on fertility/sexuality.Schlegel, Alice - Adolescent initiation ceremonies: a cross-cultural code, 1979 - 4 Variables

    This article presents codes for adolescent initiation ceremonies in the standard cross-cultural sample. Commonly held assumptions about initiation ceremonies were not supported. Article focuses on differences between male and female ceremonies. Statistically significant correlations between the codes are indicated.

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  3. 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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  4. For all societies with initiation ceremonies, boys' ceremonies are positively associated with initiation in groups, having local/large group participation, or spiritual change.Schlegel, Alice - Adolescent initiation ceremonies: a cross-cultural code, 1979 - 4 Variables

    This article presents codes for adolescent initiation ceremonies in the standard cross-cultural sample. Commonly held assumptions about initiation ceremonies were not supported. Article focuses on differences between male and female ceremonies. Statistically significant correlations between the codes are indicated.

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  5. Type of initiation ceremony will vary with bridewealthSchlegel, Alice - Pain, fear, and circumcision in boys' adolescent initiation ceremonies, 2017 - 2 Variables

    Schlegel and Barry explore the conditions under which adolescent boys' initiation ceremonies involve rituals that frighten or cause pain to the initiates. The authors look for cross-cultural differences and similarities in cultural features associated with harsh rituals, in particular, genital operations.

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  6. 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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  7. "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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  8. Higher frequency of warfare will be associated with harsh male initiation ceremoniesSchlegel, Alice - Pain, fear, and circumcision in boys' adolescent initiation ceremonies, 2017 - 2 Variables

    Schlegel and Barry explore the conditions under which adolescent boys' initiation ceremonies involve rituals that frighten or cause pain to the initiates. The authors look for cross-cultural differences and similarities in cultural features associated with harsh rituals, in particular, genital operations.

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  9. Harsh male initiation ceremonies will be associated with exogamySchlegel, Alice - Pain, fear, and circumcision in boys' adolescent initiation ceremonies, 2017 - 2 Variables

    Schlegel and Barry explore the conditions under which adolescent boys' initiation ceremonies involve rituals that frighten or cause pain to the initiates. The authors look for cross-cultural differences and similarities in cultural features associated with harsh rituals, in particular, genital operations.

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  10. Harsh male initiation ceremonies will be associated with more polygynySchlegel, Alice - Pain, fear, and circumcision in boys' adolescent initiation ceremonies, 2017 - 2 Variables

    Schlegel and Barry explore the conditions under which adolescent boys' initiation ceremonies involve rituals that frighten or cause pain to the initiates. The authors look for cross-cultural differences and similarities in cultural features associated with harsh rituals, in particular, genital operations.

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