Lee suggests that at best the sex-drive thesis may be an attempt to explain the popularity of polygamy however, as we shall see later the sex drive factor is also a weak predictor of individual choice of marriage form furthermore, the sex-drive argument smacks of ideological bias clignet and sween (1981: 466) note that. Polygyny is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man with several women most countries that permit polygamy are muslim-majority countries in which polygyny is the only form permitted polyandry is illegal in virtually every state of the world in some countries where polygamy is. 45 gavin w jones, marriage and divorce in islamic south-east asia, at 76 46 aishah saleema mohd yassin, “an examination of the protection of the human dignity of muslim women in malaysia with reference to polygamy and divorce” ( phd dissertation, international islamic university malaysia, 2002) at 223. Attitudes towards polygamy in select african fiction by vuyiswa ndabayakhe a thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in the department of english language and literature, university of zululand. Similar moves have now been made by advocates for polygamous marriage, indicating that polygamous families may be on track to follow in the rainbow contrails of same-sex marriage this article argues that such an evolution is indeed likely, but for different reasons than commonly held instead, it applies the emerging.
The thesis of this study is premised on the notion that the usually large polygamous households are associated with low resources per head, which adv ersely impact on child health and survival notwithstanding the conflicting views on the fertility implications of polygamy for individual women, the overall. Thesis polygamy on the web: an online community for an unconventional practice submitted by kristen sweet-mcfarling department of anthropology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts colorado state university fort collins, colorado summer 2014 master's. December 2014 1062 132 the impact of polygamy on children in polygamous marriages, children who live in such marriages are affected the thesis of this study is premised on the notion that the usually large polygamous households are associated with low resources per head, which adversely impact.
A multidisciplinary analysis of prevalence of polygamous marriages in the gambia mini-dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of philosophy in multidisciplinary human rights law centre for human rights, faculty. The study discusses the concept of polygamy and its prevalence in different societies the study identifies the advantages and issues pertaining to polygamy and highlights the practice supported by law however, the study also discusses the oppositions that polygamy faces table of contents abstractii introduction1 thesis.
Polygamy and the evolution of human longevity strehler bl an alternative to previous explanations of the rapid increase in man's longevity and intelligence during the several million years of his recent evolution from pre-hominid, clearly shorter-lived and less intelligent, primate ancestors is presented the general thesis is. Big love and big war: exploring the link between polygamy and violence a curious thesis takes the economist's foreign editor to war zones and refugee camps why write about polygamy it is illegal and rare in west, so people tend to regard it as a curiosity, a quaint tradition or even something to laugh.
A thesis submitted in conformity with the requirements for the degree of master of section 293 of the criminal code of canada provides that polygamy is an indictable offence in a recent reference to the polygamous marriages caused to women, children, society and most importantly, “the institution of monogamous. Oppression this discourse of polygamy as harmful was substantiated by chief justice bauman in the reference re: section 293 of the criminal code of canada, referred to in this thesis as the polygamy reference conversely, feminist research on the topic of polygamy in canada, conducted through myriad methodologies,. 1 straight is the gate: an ethnographic study of the centennial park polygamist community a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in professional communication at southern utah university may 2012 by michael k ault thesis committee: kevin stein, phd chair. Polygamy in the bible with implications for seventh-day adventist missiology a project dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree doctor of ministry by ronald a g du preez approval by the committee: adviser richard m davidson dean ----.
School of global studies are polygamous marriages to be considered a human rights violation or a human rights realization in the contexts of sweden and tanzania dissertation in human rights, 30 higher education credits master thesis spring semester 2017 author: christine lothe nordvik supervisor: hauwa. This thesis explores the various discourses on polygamy amongst muslims of north india in the last quarter of the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century it examines two types of evidence: religious pamphlets and texts by social reformers and fictional literature or novels analyzing all these discourses, this thesis. Thesis 1: every adult human being must be free – without state, public, religious or other forcible interference – to choose the form of heterosexual, homosexual or sexually mixed family life, provided that it does no harm neither to the directly involved parties or to other people with this thesis i explicitly differ from the current.