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  1. Societies that engage in elaborate marriage ceremonies will tend to haveess instances of divorce (171)Kitahara, Michio - A function of marriage ceremony, 1974 - 2 Variables

    The purpose of this paper is to examine marriage ceremony by generalizing an assumption underlying certain studies of puberty rites. It is hypothesized that when marriage ceremonies are viewed as a rite of passage they will be demonstrative of the changes the self experiences after marriage.

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  2. Exogamous societies will tend to have elaborate marriage ceremonies (170).Kitahara, Michio - A function of marriage ceremony, 1974 - 2 Variables

    The purpose of this paper is to examine marriage ceremony by generalizing an assumption underlying certain studies of puberty rites. It is hypothesized that when marriage ceremonies are viewed as a rite of passage they will be demonstrative of the changes the self experiences after marriage.

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  3. In societies in which premarital sexual behavior is strictly forbidden for females, the marriage ceremony is likely to be elaborate (166)Kitahara, Michio - A function of marriage ceremony, 1974 - 2 Variables

    The purpose of this paper is to examine marriage ceremony by generalizing an assumption underlying certain studies of puberty rites. It is hypothesized that when marriage ceremonies are viewed as a rite of passage they will be demonstrative of the changes the self experiences after marriage.

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  4. Female subsistence contribution will be positively associated with female puberty rites.Kitahara, Michio - Female puberty rites: reconsideration and speculation, 1983 - 2 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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  5. Post-partum sex taboo length is positively associated with segregation of males at puberty (7).Kitahara, Michio - Significance of the father for the son's masculine identity, 1975 - 2 Variables

    The significance of the son's insufficient contact with his father during infancy in regard to circumcision and segregation is examined. This article suggests that it is not the long postpartum sexual taboo but the separation of each co-wife that is instrumental in bringing about circumcision and segregation. Expands on Kitahara 1974.

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  6. Women's rejection of children will be positively associated with expectations for her to participate in activities that are incompatible with childcare (789).Kitahara, Michio - Women's workload and rejections of children, 1985 - 2 Variables

    This article presents a test of one hypothesis relating women's rejection of children to the labor activities expected of women. The hypothesis is not supported by the data.

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  7. Dependence on hunting as a source of food supply will be associated with menstrual taboos (902).Kitahara, Michio - Menstrual taboos and the importance of hunting, 1982 - 2 Variables

    This study suggests that animals' avoidance of human menstrual odor could be a factor affecting menstrual taboos in societies that depend on hunting. Results indicate a significant, positive relationship between dependence on hunting and menstrual taboos.

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  8. 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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  9. Community-wide exclusive male work groups are positively associated with male puberty rites (296).Kitahara, Michio - Male Puberty Rites: a path analytic model, 1982 - 2 Variables

    A path analytic model is presented to explain male puberty rites. The evidence presented supports the idea that as a whole, male puberty rites may be seen as the means of maintaining the bisexual nature of human society.

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  10. Separate living quarters for co-wives are positively associated with male segregation at puberty (6).Kitahara, Michio - Significance of the father for the son's masculine identity, 1975 - 2 Variables

    The significance of the son's insufficient contact with his father during infancy in regard to circumcision and segregation is examined. This article suggests that it is not the long postpartum sexual taboo but the separation of each co-wife that is instrumental in bringing about circumcision and segregation. Expands on Kitahara 1974.

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