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  1. Exclusive mother-child sleeping and a long postpartum sex taboo are positively associated with male initiation ceremonies in the presence of all of the following catalysts: nonmatrilocal societies, more-than-rare warfare, nonstate societies.Ember, Carol R. - Explaining male initiation ceremonies: new cross-cultural tests and a cataly..., 2010 - 6 Variables

    This article discusses two different explanations of male initiation ceremonies. Evidence is also presented that suggests that psychological conflict might strongly predict male initiation in the presence of the following catalysts: nonmatrilocal residence, nonstate political organization, and warfare.

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  2. Exclusive mother-son sleeping and a post-partum sex taboo are positively associated with initiation ceremonies at puberty.Whiting, John W.M. - The Function of Male Initiation Ceremonies at Puberty, 1958 - 3 Variables

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  3. 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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  4. Warfare frequency will be associated with male initiation ceremonies.Ember, Carol R. - Explaining male initiation ceremonies: new cross-cultural tests and a cataly..., 2010 - 2 Variables

    This article discusses two different explanations of male initiation ceremonies. Evidence is also presented that suggests that psychological conflict might strongly predict male initiation in the presence of the following catalysts: nonmatrilocal residence, nonstate political organization, and warfare.

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  5. Mother sleeps closer to baby then to father and residence is patrilocal is positively associated with men's fear of sex with women (671).Ember, Carol R. - Men's fear of sex with women, 1978 - 3 Variables

    This study examines ecological, social, and psychological theories for men's fear of heterosexual sex in a cross-cultural sample. Findings support the hypotheses and a causal model is presented.

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  6. "The two aspects of what may not be labeled 'absent-father family organization' have no empirical relation to initiation ceremonies when male solidarity is controlled" (386)Young, Frank W. - The function of male initiation ceremonies: a cross-cultural test of an alte..., 1962 - 4 Variables

    This study investigates theories of male initiation ceremonies. The author examines a hypothesis related to child-rearing variables (sleeping arrangements and post-partum taboo) and rejects it based on empirical analysis. An alternative hypothesis related to male solidarity is offered.

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  7. Greater contact between mother and child is positively associated with men's fear of sex with women (660).Ember, Carol R. - Men's fear of sex with women, 1978 - 2 Variables

    This study examines ecological, social, and psychological theories for men's fear of heterosexual sex in a cross-cultural sample. Findings support the hypotheses and a causal model is presented.

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  8. Controlling on living quarters for co-wives, length of postpartum sex taboo is not associated with circumcision of males at puberty (9).Kitahara, Michio - Significance of the father for the son's masculine identity, 1975 - 3 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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  9. Controlling on length of postpartum sex taboo, living quarter arrangements for co-wives are associated with circumcision of males at puberty (10).Kitahara, Michio - Significance of the father for the son's masculine identity, 1975 - 3 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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  10. Controlling on length of postpartum sex taboo, separate living quarters for co-wives are positively associated with segregation of males at puberty (9).Kitahara, Michio - Significance of the father for the son's masculine identity, 1975 - 3 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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