Human beings have certain urges like hungers, thirst and sex. Marriage as an institution developed over the time. Researchers have shown that compared to the unmarried, married persons are generally happier, healthier, less depressed and disturbed and less prone to premature deaths.
This type of polyandry is found among Nayars of Kerala. As such families have large number of members. Marriage creates new social relationships and reciprocal rights between the spouses. The rules and regulations differ from one culture to another. Concubinage is a state of living together as husband and wife without being married.
Members had significant inherited wealth and did little or no discernible work. To earn the livelihood male members migrate from one society to another.
Among the primitive people importance was given to make children than females. It is, however, very important institution for the society as it helps in replacement of old and dying population.
All the brothers in a family share the same woman as their wife. Personal happiness is given the utmost importance. Disproportion of sexes in the Population: The property of the family is held jointly and thus it is kept intact.
As a result population does not increase at that rapid rate, the way in which it occurs in polygyny Therefore, it limits the size of the family. Each society recognises certain procedures for creating such relationship and rights. If the number of people in the family will be limited there will be more love and affection in the family.
They are visiting husband who visit the family for a specific period. It is more stable form of marriage. In some tribal societies where polyandry continues to exist may get extinct after a gap of few years.
Therefore, one female is married to a group of brothers and polyandry exists. Desire for male Child: They are counted equal to men.Sociology of Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility.
2, likes · 7 talking about this. To foster research on the distribution of resources, and the. The functions of marriage differ as the structure of marriage differs. ‘For example, where marriage is specially an extension of the kin and extended family system, then procreation, passing on the family name and continuation of property become a basic function.
Sociology: Lost Letter, Poverty, Marriage Michelle Wilcox Sociology 12/06/12 Final Project Before the presidential election, between Barak Obama and Mitt Romney, we were assigned a group project.
Child Poverty Action Group Marylebone Road, London N.W 22nd December Dear Prime Minister, There is evidence that at least half a million children in this country are in homes where there is hardship due to poverty. They do not belong to a single type of family.
Describe the different levels of analysis in sociology: micro-sociology and macro-sociology Understand how different sociological perspectives have developed Feminization of poverty - The phrase that describes the increasing number of female-headed households living at or below the poverty level.
Folkway - A norm followed out of convenience or tradition. Formal organization - A secondary group that is organized to achieve specific goals .Download