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Some Individual and Family Terms and Concepts

Eartha Thomas- Hunte

bilineal the privileges and duties follow both the female and male lines
patriarchal a married or unmarried couple who share a common residence with their child/ children
incest the act of entering marriage with one person while still legally married to another
patrilocal the custom of one man having two or more wives
patrifocal equal sharing of authority between mother and father
endogamy partner is chosen from inside his/her own tribe, social class or religion according to custom
neolocal consists of a family beyound the parents and children of more than two generations, living under the same roof or in continuous contact with each other
status couple moves in with or nearby to the relatives of the groom
marriage married couple moves away from their respective families and live in their own house or rented house
matriarchal a social position which an individual occupies e.g. father
exogamy partner is chosen from outside his/her own tribe, social class or religion according to custom
matrilineal a form of marriage which allows a person to have only one wife or husband at the same time
matrifocal a declaration by a religious body or court that a marriage is invalid
patrifocal a legally recognized union between a man and a woman
kinship sexual relations with close relatives within the family
separation the practice of passing on property, titles, debts, rights and obligations upon the death of an individual
patrilineal family relationships traced either through male or female lines
nuclear family the custom of one woman having two or more husbands
extended family a family related by marriage
family tree patricentric, focused or centered on the father
equalitarian the behaviour which is expected from an individual occupying a particular status
sibling patricentric, focused or centered on the father
conjugal matricentric, simply means mother or female centered and can be understood to designate a domestic form in which only a mother and her dependent children are present or significant. Adult males in the capacity of husbands and fathers or of brothers and mothers brothers are either absent or, in some formulations, present but marginal to family life
consanguine the father is head of the family or tribe and is the main authority figure
polygyny a legal end or dissolution of a marriage
polyandry a situation in which a married couple mutually agree to live apart
inheritance a form of marriage which allows a person to have more than one wife or husband at the same time
matrilocal An allowance for support made under court order to a divorced person by the former spouse, usually the chief provider during the marriage.
bigamy the privileges and duties follow the male line
annulment the mother is head of the family or tribe and is the main authority figure
polygamy the privileges and duties follow the female line
alimony couple moves in with or nearby to the relatives of the bride
role a family related by blood
monogamy a brother or sister
divorce a genealogical chart which traces a family's ancestors and relatives

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