Family - Exogamy - marrying outside of your social category...

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Family – in every culture; varies depending on time and culture; a social group of 2 or more related by blood marriage or adoption that usually live together Kinship – social bond based on blood, marriage or adoption In America – family of 2 or more connected by blood, marriage, or adoption Marriage – legal bond based on sexual activity, child bearing and raising Extended family – parents, children, aunts, uncles, grandparents. Nuclear family – parents and children Endogamy – marrying inside of your social category
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Unformatted text preview: Exogamy - marrying outside of your social category Monogamy marriage of only 2 people in an exclusive relationship; high-society has laws enforcing this Polygamy - marriage of one gender to multiple of another gender; lower class countries have multiple Patrilocality living with the males family Patrilocality living with the womans family Neolocality living in a new place independent of familys location...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 250 taught by Professor Chacon during the Spring '09 term at Western Illinois University.

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