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cult Anthro ch 9

cult anthro: the human challenge ch 9

People related through marriage. affinal kin
A residence pattern in which a married couple may choose either matrilocal or patrilocal residence. ambilocal residence
A designated period of time after marriage when the groom works for the bride’s family. bride service
Money or valuable goods paid by the groom or his family to the bride’s family upon marriage. Also called bride wealth. bride-price
A family established through marriage. conjugal family
A family of “blood relatives” consisting of related women, their brothers, and the women’s off spring. consanguineal family
Biologically related relatives, commonly referred to as blood relatives. consanguineal kin
Child of a mother’s brother or a father’s sister. cross cousin
Payment of a woman’s inheritance at the time of her marriage, either to her or to her husband. dowry
Marriage within a particular group or category of individuals. endogamy
Marriage outside the group. exogamy
Two or more closely related nuclear families clustered together into a large domestic group. extended family
Two or more people related by blood, marriage, or adoption. The family may take many forms, ranging from a single parent with 1 or more children, 2 a married couple or polygamous spouses w/offspring, 2 several generations of parents & their children. family
Marriage by proxy to the symbols of someone not physically present to establish the social status of a spouse and heirs. fictive marriage
Marriage in which several men and women have sexual access to one another. Also called co-marriage. group marriage
The basic residential unit where economic production, consumption, inheritance, child rearing, and shelter are organized and carried out. household
The prohibition of sexual relations between specifi ed individuals, usually parent and child and sibling relations at a minimum. incest taboo
culturaly sanctioned union between 2 r more people that establishes certain rights & obligations between the people, between them & their children, & between them & their n laws. Such marriage rights & obligations most often include, but r not limited 2, marriage
A residence pattern in which a married couple lives in the wife’s mother’s place of residence. matrilocal residence
Marriage in which both partners have just one spouse. monogamy
A pattern in which a married couple establish their household in a location apart from either the husband’s or the wife’s relatives. neolocal residence
A group consisting of one or more parents and dependent off - spring, which may include a stepparent, stepsiblings, and adopted children. (Until recently this term referred only to the father–mother–child(ren) unit.) nuclear family
Child of a father’s brother or a mother’s sister. parallel cousin
A residence pattern in which a married couple lives in the husband’s father’s place of residence. patrilocal residence
Marriage of a woman to two or more men at one time; a form of polygamy. polyandry
One individual having multiple spouses at the same time; from the Greek words poly (“many”) and gamous (“marriage”). polygamy
Marriage of a man to two or more women at the same time; a form of polygamy. polygyny
A marriage form in which a man or a woman marries or lives with a series of partners in succession. serial monogamy
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