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Monogamy
Marriage that unites two parents.
family unit
A social group of two or more people,related by blood,marriage,or adoption.
Marriage
A legally sanctioning relationship.
Endogamy
Marriage between people of the same social category.
polygamy
marriage group of two or more people,related by blood,marriage,or adoption.
Kinship
A social bond based on blood,marriage,adoption.
Extended family
Family unit that includes parents and children as well as other kin.
family
A social institution found in all societies that units people in cooperative groups to oversee the bearing and rising of children.
Exogamy
Marriage between people of different categories.
Nuclear family
A family unit composed of one or two parents and their children.
Homogamy
Marriage between people with the same social characterstics.
Descent
Refers to the system by which memebers of a society trace kinship over generations.
Cohabitation
The sharing of a household by unmarried couple.