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People who are in the same family, not because of blood relation, but because of marriage.

Principle of affinity

2

The principle of blood/through birth.

Principle of consanguinity

3

What is a nuclear family?

Procreative couple and their children

4

What is an extended family?

A family that extends beyond the nuclear family --> including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives, who all live nearby or in one household

5

Be able to work with kinship diagrams...work with them..

Practice!

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________: father is the head of the household, trace lineage through father's household

Patrilineal

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The _____ are patrilineal.

Bhil in India

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________: mother is the head of the household, trace lineage through mother's household.

Matrilineal

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The ___ are matrilineal.

Na

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________ or ________: trace lineage through both sides

Bilinea or bilateral

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What is endogamy?

Marrying within the local community/village

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What is exogamy?

Marrying outside the local community/village

13

Clan organization (the ____ of India's Bhils)

Arak --> means "clan"

14

The Bhil are endogamic/exogamic

Exogamic

15

What are cross cousins?
-Your father's _______ kids
-Your mother's _______ kids

Father's sister's kids
Mother's brother's kids

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What are parallel cousins?
-Your father's _______ kids
-Your mother's _______ kids

Father's brother's kids
Mother's sister's kids

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It is "perfectly okay" to marry your father's _______ kids because they are _____ cousins.

father's sisters kids
cross cousins

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What's the importance of marrying cross-cousins? (2)

1) Preserve the family line
2) Preserve the wealth into your family

19

What are the reasons for arranged marriage?

-Can't leave such important decisions up to young and foolish children.
-Typically found in kinship-centered societies.

20

U.S. Marriage (cultural values expressed) is based off of:

Emotional reasons, love, marriage, personal independence, individualism, and neolocality

21

Where do you live after marriage?

-_________ is when the wife moves in with the husband's household.
-_________ is when the husband moves in with the mother's household.

Patrilocality
Matrilocality

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________ is when both spouses move outside of their families' households and start new.

Neolocality

23

We are ________.

bilateral

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What does it mean if you are patrilocal? You're living in your ______'s household.

It means you are living in your husband's household

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_________: one parter for life.

Monogamy

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________ _________: one partner at a time.

Serial monogamy

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________: multiple spouses.

Polygamy

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________: multiple wives --> women do more work.

Polygyny

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________: multiple husbands --> men do more work.

Polyandry

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The example of Tibetan polyandry and its function...

The husbands were all _______.
Function?

-bothers
-Sharing jobs so that one brother is always at home (work rotation). This prevents the land from being broken up.