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T/F: Arranged marriage is common practice around the world

true

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-- marriage arrangement is most common

parental

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-- typically have more say in marriage arrangements

fathers

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-- are more likely to have a say in marriage

Grooms

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Men allowed to ask for a woman’s hand in marriage (by parental permission) in --% of cases

25

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No cases where a woman is allowed to -- marriage

initiate

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What mechanisms can women use to exert choice?

protest, divorce, pre/extra marital partners

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Parents and Offspring have different motivations for marriage and different mate preferences

Wiessner

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Parents: want qualities in their children’s spouses that benefit-- overall reproductive success

THEIR

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Children seek spouses with -- that can increase their reproductive success

attractive personal qualities

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T/F: in !Kung, territories can be inherited from either mother or father

true

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!Kung, Favorable to arrange marriages with descendents of those who have married out in previous generations

reciprocal exogamy

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!Kung exchange networks

hxaro

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marriage is a way of initiating or -- hxaro partnerships

strengthening

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All Kung! marriages are arranged by parents, sometimes with negotiations starting at the time of a child’s --

birth

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Kung! men are older than women at marriage on average, --

25 vs 17

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T/F: Kung! brideservice is practiced

true

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parental goals include: initiate/strengthen -- with select families

ties

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parental goals include: marry daughters out early since they --

require resources

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parental goals include: arrange marriages -- so that in-laws can strengthen ties

early

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child goals in marriage: want to maintain childhood --

as long as possible

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child goals in marriage: want to choose a spouse they feel an -- toward

affinity

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more than half the time, -- wins and the couple stays together

parents

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-- of the time offspring win and marriages are dissolved within a matter of days or months

25-33 percent

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women had more -- if they could hold off marriage until they were older

choice

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Where women have the ability to do so, -- offers women a way out of arranged or unhappy marriages

divorce

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-- are often more likely in subsequent marriages

Love matches

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Only -- societies in the Standard Cross-Cultural Sample claim that divorce is rare or absent

5

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T/F: Women have the ability to divorce in the majority of cultures

true

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most frequent causes of divorce

adultery and sterility