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The Challenge of Polygamy

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the different forms of plural marriage and provides some historical background and context, focusing on the long-running conflict around polygamy in the Mormon Church in North ... More


Polygamy and Sublime Passion: Sexuality in China on the Verge of Modernity

Keith McMahon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833763
eISBN:
9780824870805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833763.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

For centuries of Chinese history, polygamy and prostitution were closely linked practices that legitimized the “polygynous male,” the man with multiple sexual partners. Despite their strict ... More


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