Wednesday, June 13, 2012

A New Book About the Polygamy Reference

Craig Jones, the lead litigator for the government of British Columbia is publishing a book about the recent polygamy reference entitled "A Cruel Arithmetic: The Case Against Polygamy".  It is intended for the general reader, and will be published soon by Irwin Law, Canada.

Jones writes about  "the argument he and his colleagues developed against polygamy, drawing from fields as diverse as anthropology, history, economics, and evolutionary psychology. Yet he shows that it was ultimately the testimony of real people that showed how the theoretical harms of polygamy’s "cruel arithmetic" played out upon its victims."

Temporary Polygamy Proposed

"Ordinary" polygamy is being challenged in Iran.  That country is interested in introducing legal "temporary" polygamy .....