Understanding Kinship by Blood and Descent

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What is the term for kinship based on blood?

Consanguineal

Which type of marriage involves marrying within a specific ethnic group, class, or social group?

Endogamy

What does the term 'descent' refer to in the context of kinship?

Biological relationship

What is the term for the descendants of one individual?

Lineage

Which type of marriage involves marrying outside a community, clan, or tribe?

Exogamy

What is the term for the type of kinship that arises from marriage?

Polygamy

What is the definition of a nuclear family according to the United Nations?

A family with two adults and their socially recognized children

What is the definition of a one-person household as per the United Nations?

An arrangement in which one person makes provision for their own essentials without combining with others

What is the primary agent of socialization of children according to the text?

The nuclear family

What does polygamy refer to?

A man having multiple partners

What is the foundation of social life according to the text?

The economic institution

How does the United Nations define a family within households?

Related members living together through blood, adoption, or marriage

What does the term 'multi-person household' refer to as per the text?

A group of two or more persons living together who make common provision for living essentials

Which type of family is usually made up of a married couple and their biological or adopted children?

Nuclear family - two adults and their socially recognized children

What does the term 'household' refer to as per the United Nations?

An arrangement in which one person makes provision for their own essentials without combining with others

What is the study of scarcity and its implications for the use of resources and production of goods and services called?

Economics

Explore the concept of kinship by blood and descent, which are fundamental principles in the organization of societies. Learn about consanguineal kinship, relationships between parents and children, siblings, and other relatives, as well as the significance of descent in establishing biological relationships.

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