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Ambilineal

A type of unilateral descent that follows either the father’s or mother’s side exclusively

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Bigamy

The act of entering into marriage while still married to another person.

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Bilateral Descent

The tracing of kinship through both parents’ ancestral lines.

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Cohabitation

The act of a couple sharing a residence while they are not married

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Extended Family

A household that includes at least one parent and child as well as other relatives like grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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Family

Socially recognized groups of individuals who may be joined by blood, marriage, or adoption and who form an emotional connection and an economic unit of society

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Family Life Course

A sociological model of family that sees the progression of events as fluid rather than as occurring in strict stages.

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Family Life Cycle

A set of predictable steps and patterns families experience over time.

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Family of Orientation

The family into which one is born

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Family of Procreation

A family that is formed through marriage

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Violence that occurs between individuals who maintain a romantic or sexual relationship.

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Kinship

A person’s traceable ancestry (by blood, marriage, and/or adoption)

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Marriage

A legally recognized contract between two or more people in a sexual relationship who have an expectation of permanence about their relationship.

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Matrilineal Descent

A type of unilateral descent that follows the mother’s side only

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Matrilocal Residence

A system in which it is customary for a husband to live with his wife’s family.

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Monogamy

The act of being married to only one person at a time.

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Nuclear Family

Two parents (traditionally a married husband and wife) and children living in the same household.

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Patrilineal Descent

A type of unilateral descent that follows the father’s line only

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Patrilocal Residency

A system in which it is customary for the wife to live with (or near) her husbands family.

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Polyandry

A form of marriage in which one woman is married to more than one man at one time.

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Polygamy

The state of being committed or married to more than one person at a time.

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Shaken-baby syndrome

A group of medical symptoms such as brain swelling and retinal hemorrhage resulting from forcefully shaking or impacting an infant’s head.

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Unilateral Descent

The tracing of kinship through one parent only.