Growing Up Sexually






IndexAmericasNorth-America Non-Natives Mormons


Also featured: African Americans, Cuban Americans, North American Hasidic Jews, Arab Americans, Italian Americans, North American Armenians, North American Hmong, Serbian Americans, Chinese Americans, Mexican Americans



Whiting et al. (1966/1974:p169-70, 182)[1][141] argued that Mormons keep the most rigid control over courtship [compared to Zuni and Texan patterns]. “Dancing is favored and even kissing games are sponsored by adults, but there is a strong feeling that all cross-sex interaction should occur in the presence of the parental generation”. There is some unchaperoned dating from age 14 or 15.











Janssen, D. F., Growing Up Sexually. VolumeI. World Reference Atlas. 0.2 ed. 2004. Berlin: Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology

Last revised: Sept 2004


[1][141] Whiting, J. W. M., Chasdi, E. H., Antonovsky, H. F. & Ayres, B. Ch. (1974) The learning of values, in Levine, R. A. (Ed.) Culture and Personality. Chicago: Aldine, p155-87. Orig. in Vogt, E. Z. & Albert, E. M. (Eds., 1966) Peoples of Rimrock. Cambridge, Mass.: HarvardUniversity Press