Marriage Why do people want to get married? Changing attitudes towards marriage
Types of marriage • The kind of marriage practised in our society, and enforced by low, is the marriage of one woman and one man. • This type of marriage is known as monogamy
Types of marriage • Other types of marriage which exist in other countries are polygyny , which involves one man and several women.
Types of marriage • Polyandry, where a woman has several husbands.
Types of marriage • Poligyny and polyandry are often found where the population has an unequal number of man and women.
Why do people want to get married? • List as many reasons as you can think of, indicating if you think that some reasons apply more to women than to man, or vice versa.
Advantages and disadvantages of • Marriage for money • Misalliance • Love-match • Interracial marriage