Unformatted text preview: Group Marriage : non-existent. The whole group has sexual access to all members. Choice of Spouse Personal choice : while pressures are present, ultimately it is a choice Arranged marriages : you’re not smart enough to pick a spouse; not enough societal experience to make the proper determination Marriage Exchanges Bride price or bride wealth: compensation a groom pays to the bride’s family. Offsets removing a productive aspect from the home. Bride service: groom goes and works for the bride’s family for a set amount of time. Prove himself. Dowry: payment of a woman’s inheritance upon marriage. After receiving this, you are on your own. It’s a final disclosure of “property.”...
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- Fall '11
- Anthropology, Incest taboo, Bride price, bride wealth, SERIAL MONOGAMY, bride service