Types of Marriages(Social Studies)
Types of Marriage
Marriage: the legal union of One Man to One Woman
- Monogamy – marriage of one man and one woman (Legally accepted in the Caribbean.
- Polygamy – a general term for many wives and husbands (it may either be).
- Polygene – one man having a number of wives.
FOUND IN: Muslim societies (eg. Egypt traditional west African tribes : Ibo, Fulani and Asante .
- Polyandry – on woman with a number of husbands.
FOUND IN: (Sinhalese of srilanke)