Categories Anthropology I

I. 2.3.3 Types of marriage (monogamy, polygamy, polyandry, group marriage)- 2

Types of marriage (monogamy, polygamy, polyandry, group marriage) Based on numbers of spouses

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I.2.3.5 Marriage regulations (preferential, prescriptive and proscriptive)-2

I. Prescriptive marriage- where the rules prescribe whom a person should marry. Violation of the rule attracts sanctions. These are of two types. Exogamy : This term was first time used by McLenon. It means marriage outside a particular group. It varies from society to society. As per Hicks and Gwynne “social rule that one […]

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