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Monogamy reduces major social problems of polygamist cultures: study

January 25, 2012


January 23rd, 2012 in Other Sciences / Social Sciences In cultures that permit men to take multiple wives, the intra-sexual competition that occurs causes greater levels of crime, violence, poverty and gender inequality than in societies that institutionalize and practice monogamous marriage. That is a key finding of a new University of British Columbia-led study […]