consensual union

A form of cohabitation by a man and a woman who live together as married but whose relationship is not formally ratified by the dominant laws and religion of the country. The offspring of a consensual union are illegitimate in law. In some parts of the Third World , customary marriages are not recognized by the state, and are defined as consensual unions in official statistics . See also marriage.

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • consensual — ► adjetivo Del consenso. TAMBIÉN consesual * * * consensual adj. V. «contrato consensual, unión consensual». * * * consensual. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al consenso. □ V. contrato consensual …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Union of South American Nations — USAN redirects here. For US pharmaceutical names, see United States Adopted Name. Unión de Naciones Suramericanas União de Nações Sul Americanas Unie van Zuid Amerikaanse Naties Union of South American Nations …   Wikipedia

  • Unión — (Del lat. unio onis.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 Acción y resultado de unir o unirse: ■ si la unión de las piezas no es perfecta, se desmontará todo. ANTÓNIMO desunión 2 Asociación de personas con unos intereses comunes: ■ es miembro de la unión de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers — Infobox Union| name= NASUWT country= United Kingdom affiliation= TUC, STUC, EI members= 265,202 [http://www.certoffice.org/returns/index.cfmaction=display linkid=32 strType=t strLetter=n showActive=1] full name= National Association of… …   Wikipedia

  • КОНСЕНСУАЛЬНЫЙ СОЮЗ — (consensual union) обычно разнополая пара людей, живущих вместе как муж и жена, но не состоящих в законном браке. См. также Брак …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • Combined oral contraceptive pill — (COCP) Background Birth control type Hormonal First use ? …   Wikipedia

  • betrothal — /bi troh dheuhl, traw theuhl/, n. the act or state of being betrothed; engagement. Also, betrothment. [1835 45; BETROTH + AL2] * * * ▪ marriage custom       promise that a marriage will take place. In societies in which premarital sexual… …   Universalium

  • National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality v Minister of Justice — National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality and Another v Minister of Justice and Others Court Constitutional Court of South Africa Full case name The National Coalition for Gay and …   Wikipedia

  • Bride kidnapping — Thought to be a bride kidnapping in progress in Central Asia, circa 1870 Bride kidnapping, also known as marriage by abduction or marriage by capture, is a practice throughout history and around the world in which a man abducts the woman he… …   Wikipedia

  • LGBT rights in Russia — As of 2008, Russia has no criminal law directed at LGBT people and has refused to enact legislation to address discrimination or harassment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Public opinion about LGBT topics and people tends… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.