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marriage

  1. 1. MARRIAGE
  2. 2. Meaning Marriage is an important social relationship Marriage is an institution to satisfy social, physical, psychological and economical needs of man and women Marriage forges a new social link Marriage is a universal
  3. 3. Definition Horton and Hunt : marriage is the approved social pattern whereby two or more person establish a family. Malinowski : marriage is a contract for the production and maintenance of children.
  4. 4. Monogamy : Monogamy is that form of marriage in which a man/womanremains married to only one woman/man at a time and can remarry incertain extraordinary circumstance such as a death or divorcePolygamy : In this form of marriage a man or woman is permitted tomarry more than one woman or man and live with all the wives husbandat the same timepolyandry: polyandry is that form of marriage in which a womanmarried to more than one man. In other words ,under polyandry, awoman allowed to have more than one husband at the same time.
  5. 5. ReferenceSociology for pre-law first year S. R Myneni

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