Defending and Attacking Polygamy in Saudi Arabia
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Defending and Attacking Polygamy in Saudi Arabia (Links to an external site.)
Ideas & Trends: Legal License; Race, Sex, and Forbidden Unions (Links to an external site.) References:
McCarthy, J. (2004). Defending and attacking polygamy in Saudi Arabia [Audio]. Retrieved from https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3499026
Rosenbaum, D. E. (2004). Ideas & Trends: Legal license; Race, sex, and forbidden unions. In Marriage and the Family. Retrieved from http://ethemes.pearsoncmg.com/0205394213/article_13/index.html
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What different interpretations of family and gender roles are being voiced in this information? To what extent do these differing viewpoints correspond or clash with Western notions of the family? Your response should be a one-page (300-350 words) report that makes informed references to this module’s materials. A grading rubric (how this assignment will be graded) is provided.