Cultures in Relationships Essay Structure

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Westernised marriage - idea of marrying 1 woman/man (monogany)
-polygamy - polygyny - 1 man x women     -------- increased chances of children, e.g. for child labour in rural areas
- polyandry - 1 woman x men 

Innuits (polyandry) - one husband to hunt etc, one to look after her so that they overcome environmental need.

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Love? Is it essential in all communities?
Collins - westernised concept - 50% married for other reasons...however;
14% of men + 9% of women said they'd marry without love
-students/high expectations of marriage

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Is love universal?
Fisher - 166 hunter and gatherer societies…


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