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Kinship and Marriage: Many Rules and Varied Practices

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Kinship and Marriage Many Rules and Varied Practices

  • Finding out about families
  • The ideal of patriliny
  • Marriage: definition and functions.
  • Definition, merits, demerits, functions of the following:
  1. Rules of marriage: exogamy and endogamy (clan, gotra, pravara, village and sapinda), cross and parallel cousin, levirate, sororate, hypergamy and hypogamy.
  2. Forms of marriage: polygamy (polyandry and polygyny), monogamy.
  • The gotra of women
  • Were mothers important?
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