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World Cultures Family
A social group that usually consists of a mother, father, and children living together. Rights and obligations with regard to other family members.
o When a family teaches a child how to be in their culture from infancy
A type of small agricultural commune in present-day Isreal, where children are not raised by their parents (they are raised by specialists)
A family that is composed of a man, a woman, or just partners and their children. So it is a two generation family.
A family that includes a third generation.
When siblings, their husbands and wives and their children live together, also in societies where polygamy is accepted
Someone's brothers and sisters
Having one spouse
having many spouses
When a husband has more then one wife
When a wife has more than one husband
When a newly married couple sets up their own house, apart form either set of in-laws
If a newly wedded couple lives at the groom's father's house
If a newly wedded couple lived with the bride's family
A family where the woman (or the woman's family) has the final say
When the men of the family are clearly dominant
When decision making is fairly equal in families
The pattern in which people are considered related to each other
Everyone in the parents generation are considered like parents
When there is someone else (like a godparent) in a child's life outside of the rules of blood relationships
Large unilineal kinship groups that believe they have a common ancestor in the remote past.
social (marriage, nonrelated, godparents, in-laws, friendship, step-siblings) relationships
When children are a part of both parent's families
People belonging to a family or one or the other parent
When someone only belongs to the mother
When someone only belongs to a father
A custom or law that permits marriage only among people with the same social or religious group
The rule requiring that marriages be to a person outside of the family or social group
A basic restriction that forbids people too closely related by blood to get married
Signifies that a couple is expected to marry
A rigid status that is an extreme case of social status or class endogamy
When a man pays a girls family for taking her from them
Something that is brought by a bride to her husband on their marriage
Dutiful obedience on the part of children to parents
A custom that requires a man to marry his brother's widow and assume responsibility for his children
Requires that should a man's wife die, he must marry her unmarried sister
A marriage/ match making system
A break up in a marriage