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  1. "Firstborns receive more elaborate ceremonies at birth . . . are given more duties to perform, have authority over siblings, and receive more respect from siblings" (51)Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Birth order in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 5 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. "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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  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. "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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  5. "[Marriage] ceremonies are associated with the importance of inheritable property"Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Marriage ceremonies, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article investigates marriage ceremonies as a technique for encouraging commitment and protecting wealth and alliance stakes in a marriage. Hypotheses are supported.

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  6. ". . . mothers who contribute to the family income, and who therefore have extensive duties other than child care, are less permissive about insubordination from their children than are mothers who are less burdened with chores that are unrelated to their children" (172)Minturn, Leigh - The antecedents of child training: a cross-cultural test of some hypotheses, 1964 - 3 Variables

    This book chapter examines relationships between the child-training behavior of mothers and the responsibilities of both mothers and others. Child-training behavior is also examined in relation to single and multiple family dwellings.

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  7. Mothers who raise their children in multiple family dwellings rather than in private dwellings will tend to be more controlled emotionally, as evidenced by low levels of warmth, hostility, praise, and punishment.Minturn, Leigh - The antecedents of child training: a cross-cultural test of some hypotheses, 1964 - 6 Variables

    This book chapter examines relationships between the child-training behavior of mothers and the responsibilities of both mothers and others. Child-training behavior is also examined in relation to single and multiple family dwellings.

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  8. Ritual specialists are more likely to be present in large scale societies with relatively permanent communities and in societies with rules for inheritance of real property. The importance of ritual specialists correlates negatively with temporary or permanent camp abandonment following a typical adult death (151)Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Grief and mourning in cross-cultural perspective, 1976 - 4 Variables

    This book investigates individual and group responses to death and the problems that death can create in a society. Several hypotheses regarding grief and mourning, as well as their variation with other societal variables, are supported with cross-cultural tests.

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  9. Boys who experience family separation during adolescence will be more likely to spend time with peer-groups (73).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. The degree of ghost fear is positively related to disposal of personal objects of the deceased and negatively related to a taboo on using the deceased's name. Otherwise ghost fear is unrelated to tie-breaking variables (160, 79)Rosenblatt, Paul C. - Grief and mourning in cross-cultural perspective, 1976 - 6 Variables

    This book investigates individual and group responses to death and the problems that death can create in a society. Several hypotheses regarding grief and mourning, as well as their variation with other societal variables, are supported with cross-cultural tests.

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