Anthropology Chapter 8


Anthropology Chapter 8
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Arranged Marriage
 
Alliance forming exchanges
Avunculocal
 
Living with an uncle
Bride Service
 
The new husband works for his father-in-law for a period of time
Bride Wealth
 
The husband's group pays or compensates the wife's group with some goods
Cousin Marriage
 
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Cross-Cousin Marriage
 
Marriage between children of a brother and a sister, are the cloest relatives who are allowed to marry
Cultural Schema's of Marriage
 
The set of ideas that people have in their minds about marriage
Dowry
 
A woman brings some significant wealth to her new family
Endogamy
 
Stipulate that marriage must take place within the group
Exogamy
 
Rules that prohibit people of the same social group from marrying
Extended Family
 
Nuclear family that splits and then recombines becomes this
Female Husband
 
Retarded way of establishing males in the Nuer society, if a dude only has daughters then he allows one of the daughters to take on the male role, marry another woman, and raise said womans children.
Ghost Marriage
 
One of a dead mans kinsmen marries a woman, usually the widow, to have sons in his name
Homogamy
 
Marriage within the same religious group, social class, or socially defined racial category
Households
 
The basis economic interacting unit
Incest
 
Kin relationships for which marriage or sex is forbidden
Joint Family
 
In India the extended family is referred to as this
Levirate
 
Brother of a dead man marries the widow
Love Marriage
 
Consummation leading to marriage
Marriage
 
Socially recognized union of a male and emale, marked by some sort of public wedding ceremony that establishes a family.
Matrilocal
 
Living with the wife's kin group
Monogamy
 
Having only one spouse
Neolocal
 
Establishing an independent residence
Nuclear Family
 
Immediate family makes this up
Parallel Cousin Marriage
 
Marriage between children of same-gender siblings
Parallel Cousin Marriage
 
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Patrilocal
 
Living with the husband's kin group
Polyandry
 
When one woman has more than one husband
Polygamy
 
The pattern of multiple spouses
Polygyny
 
When one man has more then one wife
Postmarital Residence
 
Matrilocal, patriloca, neolocal and avunculocal
Preferential Sororate
 
Not a clue
Schema's of Romance
 
Richer cross cultural description of courtships
Sororal Polygyny
 
A man is simultaneously married to sisters
Sororate
 
Widower is remarried to his deceased wife's sister
Unclear Families
 
Families that have split due to unnatural reasons
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