Blackboard ch 9 Marriage and Family

Blackboard ch 9 Marriage and Family - Chapter 9 Marriage...

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Chapter 9 Marriage and the Family
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Family is a social unit Economic cooperation Reproduction Common residence Socially approved sexual relationship between man and woman Family members have rights and obligations toward one another
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Sexual Relations The human female will engage in sexual activity whether she is fertile or not. Every society has rules that govern sexual access. Postpartum sex taboo Can last until child is weaned
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Permanence of union Permanence of marriage varies Not all marriages last a lifetime. : www.saving-a-marriage.com/Assets/HappyMarriag. ..
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Divorce rates www.fireyourwife.com/x/divorce_rates.shtml
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Residence after marriage Some families live in the same house Polygynous families, women have their own house Men live in the big house. members.virtualtourist.com/m/2e789/667/a/
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Adolescent boys live together in their own village. Example the Maasai www.catt-trax.bcit.ca/The_Weekly_Catt/April/t. ..
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Functions of Marriage and family Nurturance of children Education Emotional needs Economic cooperation Provide role models for children : www.unitedcaribbean.com/julius-maasai.html
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Reinforces social bonds between men and women
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course ANT 102 taught by Professor Gray during the Fall '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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Blackboard ch 9 Marriage and Family - Chapter 9 Marriage...

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