After reading the “Polygamy Fact Sheet” and watching the video on polyandry unde

After reading the “Polygamy Fact Sheet” and watching the video on polyandry under the Module One Resources, as well as the information in Chapter 1 on the boundaries of marriage, further discuss polygamy as a group and the reasons that this form of marriage exists by answering the following questions:
Many people mistakenly assume that polygamy is based on satisfying or legitimizing one man’s sexual desire to be with more than one woman… based on the information you’ve read, what are some of the cultural reasons people might partake in a polygamous (both polygyny and polyandry) marriages around the world?
What do you see as both the positives and the negatives of this type of marital arrangement?
If you had grown up in a culture where polygamous marriages were normal, how do you think you would view these types of marriages?
http://www.contemporaryfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Coontz2006_Polygamy-fact-sheet.pdf

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