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Patriarchy

When the father is the vested authority of the family

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Matriarchy

When the mother is the vested authority of the family

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Matrilineal

Descent traced thru the mother

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Patrilineal

Descent traced thru the father

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Endogamy

Marriage within certain specific groups

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Exogamy

Marriage outside certain specific groups

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Monogamy

Having one spouse at a time

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Polygamy

Having more than one spouse at a time

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Polygyny

A form of polygamy in which a man has several wives at once

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Polyandry

A form of polygamy in which a woman has several husbands at once

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Group marriage

A form of polygamy in which there is a marriage between 2 or more men & 2 or more women

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Patrilocality

When newlyweds reside with the husband's extended family

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Matrilocality

When newlyweds reside with the wife's extended family

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Neolocality

When newlyweds live in a new or separate residence

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Levirate

Obliges a man to marry his brother's widow or suffer disgrace

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Primogeniture

They may permit the transmission of property to the eldest son

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Ultimogeniture

They may permit the transmission of property to the youngest son

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Division of labor

The manner in which work is divided among individuals & groups specialized in particular economic activities

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Primary sector

Involved in the extraction of raw materials & natural resources

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Secondary sector

Involved in turning the raw materials acquired thru primary production into the manufactured goods we use

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Tertiary (service) sector

Involved in providing services in such areas as health, education, welfare, & entertainment; also known as the service sector

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Kinship

Intro of symbolic or value to actual or imagined blood ties