Givens, Benjamin P. This practice is said to possess advantages such as resilience and adaptability in the face of adversity. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Social Structure. In the Far East, South Korea is especially restrictive with bans on marriage out to third cousins, with all couples having the same surname and region of origin having been prohibited from marrying until China has prohibit first-cousin marriage since although cross-cousin marriage was commonly practiced in China in the past in rural areas.
Cross-cousin marriage divides members of the same generation into two approximately equal groups, those of cross-cousins and "siblings" that include real siblings and parallel cousins.
Powered by Drupal. Swanson, Eleanor C. This persisted until after the Norman conquests in the 11th century and the synod at Cashel in Anthropologist Jack Goody said that cousin marriage was a typical pattern in Rome, based on the marriage of four children of Emperor Constantine to their first cousins and on writings by Plutarch and Livy indicating the proscription of cousin marriage in the early Republic. The Family in Greek History. Shaw, Brent; Saller, Richard September