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 wife’s family’s household—a practice called matrilocality . When couples live in the husband’s family’s household, the practice is called patriolocality . If they go out and get their own place to live, they practice neolocality ....
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