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Family Functions

Reproduction, Regulation of sexual behavior, Socialization, Protection and affection and companionship, social placement

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Family of Procreation

culturally approved sexual union that legitimizes childbearing

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Exogamy

Cultural norm, people marry outside a particular group

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Family of Orientation

Family in which children grow up: provides both social and individual benefits

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Patrilineal descent

Family name is traced through father's line

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Matrilineal descent

ran through mother's line

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Bilateral descent

uses both parents line

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Extended families

Parents, dependent children, and relatives

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Nuclear Families

Wife and husband and their dependent children who live apart of other relatives

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Patrilocal residence

Couple moves into the husbands home

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Matrilocal residence

Couple moves into wifes home

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Polyandry

Woman can marry more than one man at a time, usually brothers

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Communes

Collective households

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Homogamy

Attracted to marrying someone similar to yourself

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Assortive mating

Coupling based on similarity

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Egalitarian Marriage

Partners share decision making and assign family roles based on talent and choice

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Serial Monogamy

Marriage- Divorce- Remarriage

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Blended Families

children from parent's prior relationships are brought together in a new family

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Polygyny

Man can marry more than one woman at a time

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Monogamy

Marriage to one spouse at a time

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Polygamy

Marriage to more than one spouse at a time