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  1. Pre-industrial societies largely recognized an adolescent phase that began with puberty and concluded with marriage.Worthman, Carol M. - Dynamics of body time, social time and life history at adolescence, 2018 - 1 Variables

    The present examination utilizes life history theory to explain how adolescence may have been transformed in recent times by mass education. The researchers review existing literature and also look at 186 pre-industrial societies from the Standard Cross-Cultural Sample to establish a baseline as to how adolescence was viewed and marked. The findings reveal adolescence is an essential period for biological and sociocultural development in the past as well as the present.

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  2. Societies practicing female initiation rites will have medium or high rates of gender separation during adolescence (368, 382).Textor, Robert B. - A Cross-Cultural Summary: Adolescence Gender Separation, 1967 - 2 Variables

    Textor summarizes cross-cultural findings on adolescence gender separation pertaining to cultural, environmental, psychological, and social phenomena.

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  3. There will be an association between harsh male initiation ceremonies and training for obedience in late childhood, prior to adolescenceSchlegel, 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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  4. Societies with male initiation rites will have high or high-medium rates of time in adolescent peer group activity (365, 372).Textor, Robert B. - A Cross-Cultural Summary: Adolescent Peer Groups, 1967 - 2 Variables

    Textor summarizes cross-cultural findings on adolescent peer groups pertaining to cultural, environmental, psychological and social phenomena.

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  5. Presence of adolescent initiation ceremonies will be positively associated with acceptance of adolescent homosexual behavior (128).Schlegel, Alice - Adolescence: an anthropological inquiry, 1991 - 2 Variables

    This book discusses the characteristics of adolescence cross-culturally and examines the differences in the adolescent experience for males and females. Several relationships are tested in order to gain an understanding of cross-cultural patterns in adolescence.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Greater separation of adolescents from adults will be associated with sharp differentiation of adolescence from earlier and later life stages (179).Schlegel, Alice - Adolescence: an anthropological inquiry, 1991 - 7 Variables

    This book discusses the characteristics of adolescence cross-culturally and examines the differences in the adolescent experience for males and females. Several relationships are tested in order to gain an understanding of cross-cultural patterns in adolescence.

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  10. "[There is] an association with dramatization (of male sex role at adolescence] in the case of adolescent shift of sleeping quarters and boyhood ceremonies, but no such association for childhood festivities" (82)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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