Ch. 18 Family - Name:_Meng Wu_ Ch. 18 Family* Ch. 18...

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Name:__Meng Wu___ Ch. 18 Family* Ch. 18 – Family* 1. Please define the following concepts: o Nuclear family Family that consist of parents and children. o Extended family Family that consist of parents and children and also other kin. o Conjugal family Nuclear family of adult partners and their children (by birth or adoption) where the family relationship is principally focused inwardly and ties to extended kin are voluntary and based on emotional bonds, rather than strict duties and obligations. o Endogamy -same social category -people marry others that are socially like themselves o Exogamy The custom of marrying outside a specified group of people to which a person belongs. o Polygamy Polygamy can be defined as any form of marriage in which a person has more than one spouse. o Polyandry Polyandry is specific form of polygamy in which one woman is married to two or more husbands simultaneously. o Polygyny Polygamy in which one man has two or more wives. o
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Jackallen during the Spring '09 term at Seattle Central Community College.

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Ch. 18 Family - Name:_Meng Wu_ Ch. 18 Family* Ch. 18...

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