Example: Nonacceptance of interracial marriage in some societies can be a formal norm and written into law but in others it is an informal norm.
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- Plural: endogamies
- Endogamy is marrying inside your social group and exogamy is marrying outside of your social group.
- Endogamic norms can be formal or informal.
- A type of homogamy.
- Also called:
- An (noun) endogamist (adverb) endogmatically marries inside their group to create an (adjective) endogamic (adjective) or endogamous relationship.
- Endogamy used in a sentence: Orthodox Jews typically practice endogamy.
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How to Cite the Definition of Endogamy
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “endogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 26, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/endogamy/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
endogamy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/endogamy/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “endogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 26, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/endogamy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“endogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 26 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/endogamy/>.