soc 100 ch 14

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soc 100 ch 14
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2010-08-06 08:13:23
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  1. a form of marriage in which men have more than one wife
    polygyny
  2. a form of marriage in which women have more than one husband
    polyandry
  3. two or more people who consider themselves related by blood, marriage, or adoption
    family
  4. people who occupy the same the same housing unit
    household
  5. a family consisting of a husband, wife, and child (ren)
    nulcear family
  6. a nuclear family plus other family relatives, such as grandparents, uncles, and aunts
    extended family
  7. the family in whcih a person grows up
    family orientation
  8. the family formed when a couple's first child is born
    family of procreation
  9. a group approved mating arrangements, usually marked by a ritual of some sort
    marriage
  10. the practice of marrying within one's own group
    endogamy
  11. the practice of marrying outside one's group
    exogamy
  12. the rule that prohibits sex and marriage among designated relatives
    incest taboo
  13. how kinship is traced over the generations
    system of descent
  14. (system of descent) a system of reckoning descent that counts both the mother's and father's side
    bilineal
  15. (system of descent) a system of reckoning descent that counts only the mother's side
    matrilineal
  16. a society or group in which men dominate women; authority is vested in males
    patriarchy
  17. a society in which women as a group dominate men as a group
    matriarchy
  18. authority more or less equally divided between people or groups, in this instance between husband and wife
    egalitarian
  19. the tendancy of people with similar characteristics to marry one another
    homogamy
  20. an emphasis on male strength and dominance
    machismo
  21. a family whoses members were once part of other families
    blended family
  22. unmarried couples living together in a sexual relationship
    cohabitation
  23. a pattern of parenting in which a father, after divorce, reduces contact with his own children, acts as a father to the children of the woman he marries or lives with, then ignores these children, too, after moving in with or marrying another woman
    serial fatherhood
  24. sexual relations between specified relatives, such as brothers and sisters or parents and children
    incest

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