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Marriage Patterns

Marriage Patterns

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will differentiate and discuss endogamy, exogamy, monogamy, polygamy, and homogamy in relationships.

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  • Endogamy

    A marriage norm requiring someone to marry a person from inside his or her group.

  • Homogamy

    A marriage between two people who are socially and culturally similar.

  • Exogamy

    A marriage norm requiring a person to marry someone from outside his or her group.

  • Monogamy

    A marriage between two people exclusively.

  • Polygamy

    A marriage to multiple people at the same time.