by Ronnie D. Lankford


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ISBN-13: 9780737741070
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/07/2008
Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Polygamists Should Be Tolerated   Richard Mouw     11
Polygamists Should Be Prosecuted   Suzan Mazur     15
North Americans Should Be Free to Choose Polygamy   Karen Selick     20
Polygamy Limits Freedom of Choice   Anonymous     24
Non-Monogamous Relationships Lead to Jealousy   William Saletan     28
Jealousy in Non-Monogamous Relationships Can Be Overcome   Jorge N. Ferrer     33
Same-Sex Marriage Opens the Door for Legalizing Polygamy   Stanley Kurtz     44
Same-Sex Marriage Will Not Lead to Legalizing Polygamy   Kira Cochrane     51
Polygamy Violates Women's Rights   Lyn Cockburn     55
Polygamy Does Not Violate Women's Rights   Maggi     58
Polyandry Would Be Used Against Women   Kaimi     61
Polygamy Honors Cultural Traditions   Nehanda Imara     66
Serial Marriage and Promiscuity Are No Different Than Polygamy   George Neumayr     71
Polygamy Is a Deterrent to Democracy   Tom Flanagan     75
Polygamy Is No Deterrent to Democracy   Jack Cunningham     79
Legal Polygamy Would Have SocialConsequences   Jonathan Rauch     83
Polygamy Is a Distinctive Religious Practice   Gregory L. Smith     89
Organizations to Contact     98
Bibliography     104
Index     108

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