Polygamy in Muslim Society
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This paper discusses the practice of polygamy in Muslim society, tracing it to the pre-Mohammadean Arab past and affirming its support in the Qur'an.
From the Paper:"Polygamy, as defined by social scientists such as John C. Macionis, refers to a marital relationship that involves three or more people. Polygamy takes two distinct forms. The most common form is one in which one male and two or more females are united. The less common form known as polyandry is marriage that unites one female and two or more males. This particular version of multiple mates is rare and is found in rural Tibet where agriculture..."
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