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symmetrical exchange

Definition of Symmetrical Exchange

(noun) A system in which the males of one group marry the females of another group.

Symmetrical Exchange Pronunciation

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

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Works Consulted

Taylor & Francis. (N.d.) Routledge Handbooks Online. (https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

Wiley. (N.d.) Wiley Online Library. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/).

Cite the Definition of Symmetrical Exchange

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “symmetrical exchange.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/symmetrical-exchange/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “symmetrical exchange.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/symmetrical-exchange/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“symmetrical exchange.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 22 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/symmetrical-exchange/>.