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family
a group of persons directly linked by kin connections, the adult members of which assume responsibility for caring for children
kinship
connections between individuals, established through the lines of descent that connect blood relatives
marriage
socially ackknowledged and approved sexual union between two adult individuals
nuclear family
two adults living together in a household with their own or adopted children
extended family
close relatives in addition to a married couple and children live either in the same household or in a close and continuous relationship with one another
families of orientation
the family in which a person is born
families of procreation
family into which one enters as an adult and within which a new generation of children is brought up
martilocal
couple lives near or with the brides parents
partilocal
couple lives near or with the grooms parents
monogamy
illegal for a man or woman to be married to more than one individual at a time
polygamy
marriage that allows a husband or wife to have multiple spouses
polygyny
a man may be married to more than one woman at the same time
polyandry
a woman may have two or more husbands at the same time
neolocal residence patterns
married couple makes their own household