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Mating is a biological concept whereas marriage is a --

cultural construct

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All sexually reproducing species --, but only humans marry

mate

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With only a few exceptions, marriage is a human -- concept

universal

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Assumptions: Men will prefer -- women

youthful, attractive

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Assumptions: Women will prefer men with --

plentiful resources

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Having only one spouse at a time

Monogamy

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the practice of marriage to have more than one spouse simultaneously

polygamy

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one husband, more than one wife

polygyny

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one wife, more than one husband

polyandry

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most societies are -- but most individuals are monogamous

polygynous

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T/F: forager behavior is not uniform

true

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when women rely more on male provisioning they should be -- to share a man’s resources with another woman

disinclined

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When women can obtain their own resources monopolizing a man may be --

less important

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High male provisioning is associated with more --

monogamy

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in societies where pathogen levels are -- women may trade-off the costs of sharing
their husband for the benefits of access to a high- quality mate

high

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good genes are a -- good

non-rival

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In ecologies with high pathogen loads, -- will be more common

polygyny

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-- polyandry is most common

Fraternal

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Polyandry is often associated with the need to keep -- within kin groups

lands or titles

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arable land owned and divided between aristocratic families

quasi-feudal

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only one marriage per household (for sons) to prevent conflict

common households

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In addition to
polyandry families could also send sons to -- or out to live with another family

monastery

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Men typically have more to gain from having -- than women do

multiple partners

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When men share a wife, paternity is obscured. Not true of polygyny. Costs are fewer with --

fraternal polyandry

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In many cultures marriage is an -- transaction

economic

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payment that a man or his family makes to a woman’s family for rights to sexual access and rights to her labor and her children’s labor

brideprice

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form of bridewealth where a man works for his wife’s family for a period of time

brideservice

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When two men marry each other’s sisters

sister exchange

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Money or property brought by a bride to her husband upon marriage

dowry

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-- is the most common form of marital transfers

brideprice or brideservice