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Unformatted text preview: ANTHRO 363 CHAPTER 4 NOTES- Elope- arranged marriage/ bribes for marriage - Why people marry o Smitten by love (high horse) o Drift into marriage o Pushed into marriage (crashing thunder)- Arranged Marriage o Bride- price o selling group brides family get as much as they can o Buying group avoid extreme economic burden - gawel o mothers brother - waku o sisters son- Sororate o The replacement of a defunct wife by her sister or another female kin- Levirate o The inheritance of dead mans wife by his brother or other male kin - child betrothal o child is promised or pleged to a potential spouse- Elopement o Running off not approved - Bride price payments to brides family by groom - Bride services o Groom works for brides family as substitute for bride price - Dowry o Payments to groom/ family by bride/fam- Gift exchange o Both boy and girl kin groups make payments/exchange gifts- Women exchange- o 2 groups may trade woman no payment involved o brothers switch wives...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ANT 363 taught by Professor Johntownsend during the Spring '10 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '10