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  1. "Firstborn sons are likely to have more authority over siblings . . . than later born sons, are likely to inherit or otherwise gain control of more family land, livestock, or wealth, and are likely to be respected by siblings. . . . Firstborn daughters . . . receive relatively more respect than their same-sex siblings" (51)Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Birth order in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 4 Variables

    This study examines the consequences of birth order; results suggest that the firstborn child is more likely to have social authority as they grow older (they have siblingsrespect, they control property or head kin groups, etc.). The authors suggest that this authority may be legitimated by extra attention firstborns receive though elaborate birth ceremonies and teknonymy.

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  2. "Last borns tend to be more often spoiled or indulged [but it does not reach significance]" (51)Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Birth order in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This study examines the consequences of birth order; results suggest that the firstborn child is more likely to have social authority as they grow older (they have siblingsrespect, they control property or head kin groups, etc.). The authors suggest that this authority may be legitimated by extra attention firstborns receive though elaborate birth ceremonies and teknonymy.

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  3. "Firstborn children or firstborn children of a given sex tend to increase parental status, to provide parents with a teknonym, to make parent marriage stable" (50-51)Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Birth order in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 4 Variables

    This study examines the consequences of birth order; results suggest that the firstborn child is more likely to have social authority as they grow older (they have siblingsrespect, they control property or head kin groups, etc.). The authors suggest that this authority may be legitimated by extra attention firstborns receive though elaborate birth ceremonies and teknonymy.

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  4. "Firstborn adult sons are more likely than average adult sons to have power or influence over other people, and they are more likely to head a kin group" (51)Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Birth order in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 3 Variables

    This study examines the consequences of birth order; results suggest that the firstborn child is more likely to have social authority as they grow older (they have siblingsrespect, they control property or head kin groups, etc.). The authors suggest that this authority may be legitimated by extra attention firstborns receive though elaborate birth ceremonies and teknonymy.

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  5. Contact between adolescent boys and their fathers will be positively associated with subordination to them (50).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. Contact between adolescent boys and one parent will be positively associated with contact with the other parent (49).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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  7. Subordination of an adolescent boy to an older brother will be positively associated with child care of the boy by that brother (52).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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  8. "[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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  9. Father-son conflict will be less prevalent in extended family households (59).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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  10. Contact between adolescent boys and fathers will be more prevalent in foraging societies (57).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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