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  1. "In societies where women make a minimal contribution to subsistence, women work autonomously on food related activities or these activities are organized on a community-wide level" (234).Brown, Judith K. - Being in charge: older women and their younger female kin, 1994 - 3 Variables

    A study of the relationship between older women and their young female kin. Relationships between women's relationships with their mother-in-laws and subsistence contribution, residence, descent, and food preparation are examined. Findings offer significant support for patterns in the relationship between older women and younger female kin.

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  2. "In societies where women make a minimal contribution to subsistence, food related activities become elaborated and are carried out within the household with an older woman in charge" (234).Brown, Judith K. - Being in charge: older women and their younger female kin, 1994 - 3 Variables

    A study of the relationship between older women and their young female kin. Relationships between women's relationships with their mother-in-laws and subsistence contribution, residence, descent, and food preparation are examined. Findings offer significant support for patterns in the relationship between older women and younger female kin.

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  3. "In those societies in which women make a major contribution to subsistence, food is produced by women working in groups and typically (but not always) an older woman is in charge" (234).Brown, Judith K. - Being in charge: older women and their younger female kin, 1994 - 3 Variables

    A study of the relationship between older women and their young female kin. Relationships between women's relationships with their mother-in-laws and subsistence contribution, residence, descent, and food preparation are examined. Findings offer significant support for patterns in the relationship between older women and younger female kin.

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  4. "When women make a notable contribution to the subsistence activities of their society, female initiation rites are celebrated to assure the competence of the young girl" (849)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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  5. "In those societies in which the contribution of women to subsistence is minimal, and in which post-marital residence is patrilocal, and in which descent is patrilineal, mothers-in-law will confine young wives and monitor their behavior and mothers-in-law will be punitive" (233).Brown, Judith K. - Being in charge: older women and their younger female kin, 1994 - 6 Variables

    A study of the relationship between older women and their young female kin. Relationships between women's relationships with their mother-in-laws and subsistence contribution, residence, descent, and food preparation are examined. Findings offer significant support for patterns in the relationship between older women and younger female kin.

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  6. Societies with roots and tubers (versus cereals) will tend to observe initiation rites for girls (161-162).Brown, Judith K. - Subsistence variables: a comparison of textor and sauer, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Textor's (1967) A Cross-Cultural Summary is used to test a variety of Sauer's (1952) hypotheses concerning the sequence of agricultural developments. Tests are primarily focused on subsistence variables.

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  7. Latitude will positively correlate with the cereals versus tubers (160).Brown, Judith K. - Subsistence variables: a comparison of textor and sauer, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Textor's (1967) A Cross-Cultural Summary is used to test a variety of Sauer's (1952) hypotheses concerning the sequence of agricultural developments. Tests are primarily focused on subsistence variables.

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  8. The presence of female initiation rites will be associated with societies in which females make a significant contribution to subsistence activitiesBrown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 2 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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  9. Female contribution to subsistence is positively associated with presence of female initiation rites (849)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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  10. Matrilineal descent will be positively associated with female contribution to subsistence and negatively associated with dependence on cultivation (219).Martin, M. Kay - Female of the species, 1975 - 4 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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