Polygamy: A Cross-Cultural Analysis

Polygamy: A Cross-Cultural Analysis

by Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845202217
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Miriam Zeitzen is an independent scholar.

Table of Contents

Part I: Defining Polygamy * Chapter 1. Forms of Polygamy * Chapter 2. Foundations of Polygamy * Chapter 3. Polygamy in Anthropological Theory * Part II: Polygamy Cross-Culturally * Chapter 4. Muslim Polygyny in Malaysia * Chapter 5. Christian Polygyny in the USA * Chapter 6. Hindu Polyandry in India * Part III: Polygamy in Contemporary Societies * Chapter 7. Polygamy and Gender * Chapter 8. Polygamy and Modernity * Chapter 9. Polygamy in Contemporary Societies * Part IV: References

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