Unit 15: Families

Families have become so diverse that it is no longer possible to speak of "the family" as if it were a single thing. This chapter explores that diversity.


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    bilateral kinship system cohabitation egalitarian societies
    endogamy exogamy extended families
    family homogamy household
    kinship system matriarchy matrilineal kinship system
    matrilocal kinship system miscegenation monogamy
    neolocal residence nuclear families patriarchy
    patrilineal kinship system patrilocal kinship system polyandry
    polygamy polygyny