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Plural marriage for our times : a reinvented option?

Author: Philip Leroy Kilbride; Douglas R Page
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This thoroughly revised second edition offers a child-centered, international perspective as it urges America to de-stigmatize alternate family forms." -- Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Leroy Kilbride; Douglas R Page
ISBN: 9780313384783 0313384789 9780313384790 0313384797
OCLC Number: 548555551
Description: xvi, 240 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Slow-motion polygamy in America : why a second edition --
The monogamous ideal in Western tradition and America : variations --
Critical influences on plural marriage --
Economics and decline of monogamous marriage in the United States --
The nonmonogamous in North America --
Latter-day Saints explained --
Living in polygyny today --
The family reinvented : early Euro-American feminists --
African American marriage crisis --
Polygyny's purgatory --
The benefits of legalizing plural marriage --
Religious foundations : a cultural critique --
A love and commitment not to be feared --
Fear and the slippery slope toward tolerance.
Responsibility: Philip L. Kilbride and Douglas R. Page.

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"Journalist Page joins anthropologist Kilbride (Bryn Mawr) in expanding the first edition (CH, Apr'95, 32-4792) of Kilbride's extremely interesting book that presents the viewpoint that plural Read more...

 
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