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  1. "initiation ceremonies will emphasize equality among the initiates, while secret societies will emphasize differentiation" (239)Precourt, Walter - Initiation ceremonies and secret societies as educational institutions, 1975 - 3 Variables

    This study of initiation rites focuses on the hidden and explicit education that takes place in the course of public initiation rites and induction into secret societies. The author suggests that in tribal societies, initiations reinforce egalitarianism while in chiefdoms secret societies reinforce differentiation. Deviant cases were also analyzed.

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  2. ". . . there tends to be no association between explicit curriculum and hidden curriculum" (244)Precourt, Walter - Initiation ceremonies and secret societies as educational institutions, 1975 - 2 Variables

    This study of initiation rites focuses on the hidden and explicit education that takes place in the course of public initiation rites and induction into secret societies. The author suggests that in tribal societies, initiations reinforce egalitarianism while in chiefdoms secret societies reinforce differentiation. Deviant cases were also analyzed.

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  3. "Female initiation rites will occur in those societies in which the young girl continues to reside in the home of her mother after marriage" (841)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. "In societies practicing patrilocal residence, in which there is also an exclusive mother-infant sleeping arrangement, female initiation rites will subject the initiate to extreme pain in the form of a genital operation or extensive tattooing" (843)Brown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 3 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. "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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  6. 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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  7. "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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  8. Societies with patrilocal residence and exclusive mother-infant sleeping will be positively associated with female initiation rites involving extreme pain.Brown, Judith K. - A cross-cultural study of female initiation rites, 1963 - 3 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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  9. Societies in which girls remain in the domestic unit with their mothers 50 percent or more (matirlocal or bilocal) are positively associated with presence of female initiation rites (840)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. 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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