a pattern of behaviors associated with a position in society 17) social norm- a widely accepted rule about how people should behave 18) family of orientation- family a person is born into and grows up in 19) family of procreation- family a person forms when she/he marries/partners and has children 20) social structure- embedded institutions and norms that shape people’s behavior 21) agency- people’s ability to shape their lives through their own actions 22) quantitative method- collected data can be represented using numbers 23) qualitative method- collected data represented using words rather than numbers 24) lineage- a form of kinship group in which descent is traced through either the father or mother’s line 25) patrilineage- kinship is traced through the father 26) matrilineage kinship is traced through the mother 27) conjugal family- kinship group of husband, wife, and children 28) extended family- kinship group of conjugal family plus other relatives in household 29) polygyny- a form of polygamy in which a man is allowed to have more than one wife 30) polyandry- a form of polygamy in which a woman is allowed to have more than one husband 31) familial mode of production- a means of production in which the family produces nearly all its own food, makes most of its own clothes, and with the help of others, builds its own dwelling 32) labor market mode of production- A means of production in which people work for pay and thus produce less for their own use at home and buy and sell more on the market 2
33) bilateral kinship- kinship is traced through the mother and father 34) cohabitation- the sharing of a household by unmarried persons who have a sexual relationship 35) life-course perspective- the study of changes in individuals’ lives over time, and how those changes are related to historical events 36) early adulthood- period between mid-teens and about 30 when individuals finish their education, enter the labor force, and begin their own families 37) patrilocal-
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