ANTHROPOLOGY%20CHAPTER%202

ANTHROPOLOGY%20CHAPTER%202 - ANTHROPOLOGY CHAPTER 2 Types...

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ANTHROPOLOGY CHAPTER 2 - Types of Marriage o Monogamy 1 husband 1 wife Mistresses, girlfriends o Polygony 1 husband 2 or more wives Sex particularly, co wives have clearly defined equal rights Each wife is set up in a separate establishment Senior wife is given special powers and privileges OUR SOCIETY!! Women are jealous!! o Polyandry One wife 2 or more husbands Extremely rare 2 brothers share 1 wife Share women because they don’t have $ for their own o Group Marriage 2 or more husbands and 2 or more wives Extremely rare - Women needed to raise pigs o Polygynous households average more pigs than monogamous ones - Polygynous co- wives o Equal rights to sex o Each in separate house holds o Senior wife has special powers and privileges - Author shows prejudice against polygony - Infanticide- female infants killed - Old wives become friends but are jealous of new wives o Old wife is husbands best friend o Finds new wife attractive o
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