Describe the correlation between bride wealth and
stability of marriage. How is your understanding of this
relationship impacted by the status of women in pastoral
Reflect on marriage in current North American societies. Is there
pressure to stay with a spouse from members of our kinship groups?
What factors contribute significantly to the stability of marriages
in your culture? Use terminology from the text and ideas from your
own life to support your answers.
Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please
support your claims with examples from the text, recommended
material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of
your classmates’ postings by Day 7.