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Polygyny

The state or practice of having more than one wife or female mate at a time.

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Polyandry

The state or practice of having more than one husband or male mate at one time.

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Polygamy

A marriage in which a spouse of either sex may have more than one mate at the same time.

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Symmetrical Family

A symmetrical family is a family that share male and female roles. For example a woman will go to work just like the man will, a man will take care of this kids and so will the woman. Basically sharing...

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Infant Mortality Rate

The infant mortality rate (IMR) is the number of deaths of infants under one year old per 1,000 live births. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.

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Extended Family

A type of family in which relatives in addition to parents and children (such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins) live in a single household.

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Nuclear Family

Nuclear family, also called elementary family, a group of people who are united by ties of partnership and parenthood and consisting of a pair of adults and their socially recognized children. The nuclear...

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How far are family roles equal in the modern industrial societies?

In the modern industrial societies, equal family roles are arguable.It can be said that family roles are equal to some extent but it cannot be denied that some people still live very traditionally. The...

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Explain why women find it difficult to find equal rights in the family.

The major reason for such inequality is the stereotypical image of a female. This stereotype pictures a woman as financially dependent, with no right to take family decisions and only live as a house-wive....

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Explain why are divorce rates high in the modern industrial societies?

In the modern industrial societies divorce is not considered a taboo as earlier, which used to bound people to carry on with their unsuccessful marriages. People now get married with a lot of planning...

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Nuclear Family Units and why they are dominant.

The nuclear family has been described to be a family in which there are two parents in a heterosexual relationship with their biological children. Some sociological perspectives view the nuclear family...

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