Sociology Ch8

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functional prerequisite
_____________________ - 1. replacing personnel ; 2. teaching new recruits ; 3. producing and distributing goods & services ; 4. preserving order ; 5. providing and maintaing a sense of purpose
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Anthropologist George Murdock sampled 565 societies and found that over ____________ percent of them had some type of polygamy
polygyny
Which term refers to the marriage of a man to more than one woman at the same time?
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polyandry
Under which marital form can a woman have several husbands at the same time?
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bilateral descent
What pattern of descent is most typical in the United States?
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patrilineal
________________ descent refers to a favoring of the father's relatives in terms of property, inheritance, and emotional ties
matrilineal
A kinship system that favors the relatives of the mother is called __________________
matriarchy
In what type of society do women hold greater authority than men?
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egalitarian
An authority pattern in which the adult members of the family are regarded as equals is _________________