Perception of the Incest Taboo
Fiche mise à jour le 25 janvier 2019
Perception of the Incest TabooRésumé :
Thirty-six males and 44 females from a California University completed a 40 item questionnaire after being randomly assigned male or female case studies of incest offenders. The results indicated significant differences in attitudes toward the various theories of the incest taboo. Major findings indicated subjects agreed with the genetic, culturalogical, family cohesiveness, and socialization explanations for the incest taboo, but disagreed with the Freudian, innate, and indifference theories.