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asymmetrical exchange

Definition of Asymmetrical Exchange

(noun) A marriage system in which the males from one group cannot marry the females of second group and must marry the females from a third group.

Asymmetrical Exchange Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /əsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl ɛksˈtʃeɪndʒ/
    • British English
      • /əsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl ɛksˈtʃeɪndʒ/
  • Syllabification: (a·sym·met·ri·cal ex·change)

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Cite the Definition of Asymmetrical Exchange

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “asymmetrical exchange.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 17, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/asymmetrical-exchange/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

asymmetrical exchange. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/asymmetrical-exchange/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “asymmetrical exchange.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 17, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/asymmetrical-exchange/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“asymmetrical exchange.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 17 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/asymmetrical-exchange/>.