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Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology

Quiz 9 :

Sex, marriage, and Family

Quiz 9 :

Sex, marriage, and Family

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A residence pattern in which a married couple may choose to live in the husband's father's or wife's mother's place of residence is called _______________ residence.
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A household composed of married people contains _______________ kin.
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Because Nayar women live with their dependent offspring and their brothers,they are a(n)_______________ family.
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Although all societies have some kind of incest taboo,the relationship which is considered incestuous may vary.Concepts of incest seem to be related to a group's definitions of endogamy and exogamy,thus suggesting that incest taboos may help to promote _______________.
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Ten percent (10%)of households in the United States are single parent and are home to _______________ percent of all children.
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Families can be consanguine or conjugal.The conjugal family has many forms.One type of conjugal family is the _______________,consisting of the husband,wife,and dependent children.
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The formation of sexual bonds between individuals of the opposite sex is called _______________.
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The Nayar family is consanguine because _______________.
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The author uses the Nayar of southwest India to illustrate that rules about sexual access can be highly variable.Nayar women _______________.
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In the United States today,_______________.
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When a mother says to her daughter,"I want you to go to college and meet someone who can support you in the style to which you are accustomed," she is conveying the idea that the daughter must marry someone outside of the immediate family-a concept of _______________.
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Two or more people related by blood,marriage,or adaptation is called _______________.
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Detailed census records made in Roman Egypt show that brother-sister marriages among members of the non-royal farming class were common.What light does this shed on the incest taboo?
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Marriage resolves the problem of how to bring sexual activity under _______________.
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The French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss says that the incest taboo is universal because _______________.
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Among the Nayar,_______________.
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Which of the following statements about the Nayar is correct?
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Family members related through marriage have a/an _______________ relationship.
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Marriage within a particular group of individuals is called _______________.
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Two or more closely related nuclear families clustered together into a large domestic group is a(n)_______________.
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