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Name: What Is Marriage? What Is a Family?
ID: m42886
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe society’s current understanding of family
  • Recognize changes in marriage and family patterns
  • Differentiate between lines of decent and residence
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Ambilineal, Bigamy, Bilateral descent, Cohabitation, Family, Family life course, Family life cycle, Family of orientation, Family of procreation, Kinship, Marriage, Matrilineal descent, Matrilocal residence, Monogamy, Patrilineal descent, Patrilocal residence, Polyandry, Polygamy, Polygyny, Unilateral descent
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:42 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 3:20 pm -0500

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Version: 1.4 Jul 29, 2013 3:20 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Dead link fixed.

Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 1:40 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.2 Jun 5, 2012 5:00 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 1:26 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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