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Unformatted text preview: family members, and marry and settle down in locations that are often far from their original communities. Marriage Marriage, a foundation of family life, exists in all cultures, with some variations: Endogamy: Marriage between members of the same category, class, or group Exogamy: Marriage between members of different categories, classes, or groups Monogamy: Marriage between one man and one woman Polygamy: Marriage between one man and more than one woman Polyandry: Marriage between one woman and more than one man In some cultures, after marriage, a couple lives in the wifes familys householda practice called matrilocality . When couples live in the husbands familys household, the practice is called patriolocality . If they go out and get their own place to live, they practice neolocality ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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