When anthropologist and sociologist speaks of the family they may be referring to married parents and children or to a broader kinship units social scientists have postulated that in all societies the family is to perform a set of basic functions.
a basic function may be considered any activity imperative for the continuing existence of the society.
Polygamous Marriage RESEARCH QUESTIONS In order to achieve the objective of the study of the following questions were raised to know whether or not they affect the attitude of polygamous parents on the education of girls.
DEFINITION OF TERMSEDUCATION: Is the totality of processes through which an individual acquires knowledge, skills, attitude and abilities which enable him or her to positively contribute towards the meaningful development of the society.
While polyandry is a process whereby a woman get married to more than one husband.
FAMILY: Family is seen as a subset of an individual total Kinsley network and a key unit of the household or domestic economy, a symbol of social cohesion and moral philosophy.
Polygamy is a process whereby or which permits a man marry more than one woman or wife, while polyandry has to do with a woman, who married to more than one man or husband. The effect of this marriage on the girl child is what the researcher is basing his research.
This type of marriage is prevalent in Nigeria particularly, Oredo local government area of Edo state.
Polygamous Marriage The monogamous family unit is common in advance countries and hence it is commonly referred to us the Western type of family.
It is mostly praised by some educated people, those who are religious ethnic’s permits only monogamous marriage and those legally married in the law court.