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Answer Briefly the Following Questions : Differentiate Between Levirate and Sororate. - Sociology

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Answer briefly the following questions : 

Differentiate between Levirate and Sororate.

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Solution

Levirate  Sororate.
1. The practive of being actual or potential mate to one's husband's brothers. 1. The word 'soror' means 'sister'. A type of marriage in which one man marries more than one women and all the wives are related to each other as sister.
2. Found amongst Tribal communities. It is also known as called Fraternal polyandry. 2. Usually found amongst tribes who have high bride prices. 
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