However, in contemporary African societies, many people tend to shun the polygynous
marriage practice as they adopt western ideals and Christian values which contradict African traditional practices (Zeitzen 2008:156).
Among the families above and among other interviewees, the connections of digital money sometimes exclude others such as half-siblings, the polygynous
father, cowives, spouses, and in-laws.
While Beaman's work falls under the wide purview of qualitative research, her paper on polygamy does not undertake primary research within Bountiful or any other polygynous
community (Beaman 2004).
If female coexistence occurs as documented in other polygynous
cervids, then males should display greater frequency and intensity of aggression than females.
We also predicted annual male space use would increase with age and be greater than females due to polygynous
Sexually transmitted diseases in polygynous
mating systems: Prevalence and impact on reproductive success.
To make the proposal more concrete, imagine a polygynous
family with one husband, Henry, and four wives, Abby, Becky, Cathy, and Dora.
mammals, male dispersal is near-obligatory, whereas female dispersal patterns are nuanced, showing a mixed strategy of dispersal and philopatry (Johnson 1986).
For example, Opie's team classified the gray bamboo lemur, which has some variation in its mating habits, as both monogamous and polygynous
, while Lukas' team classified this species as not monogamous.
39) The Appellant took the case on appeal on the basis that the exclusion of spouses in polygynous
Muslim Marriage from the Intestate succession violated section 9(3) of the Constitution and therefore constitutes unfair discrimination.
A number of the respondents were in polygynous
relationships and a few were sharing compound with the other wife (wives) of their husbands.
Most research has suggested that callionymids are non-territorial, polygynous
spawners where male mating opportunities are controlled by dominance hierarchies, which in turn, are governed by body size.