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A qualitative study of women in modern day polygamous households in the United States

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dc.contributor.advisor Shaw, Susan
dc.creator Wilson, Suzanne M.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-12T17:31:13Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-12T17:31:13Z
dc.date.copyright 2004-05-18
dc.date.issued 2004-05-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/22562
dc.description Graduation date: 2005 en_US
dc.description.abstract This study will show that polygamy is not a religious freedom protected under the U.S. Constitution, but a power system in which men use economic, political, social and physical force to control the behavior of others. This thesis will use a feminist perspective theory to provide a theoretical outline for investigating the association of power with the emotional and economic dependency of women within the framework of a polygamist social structure. This dependent power system is not limited to women but to their children as well. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Women's rights -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Polygamy -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Domestic relations -- United States en_US
dc.title A qualitative study of women in modern day polygamous households in the United States en_US
dc.type Thesis/Dissertation en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (M.A.I.S.) en_US
dc.degree.level Master's en_US
dc.degree.discipline Interdisciplinary Studies en_US
dc.degree.grantor Oregon State University en_US
dc.description.digitization File scanned at 300 ppi (Monochrome) using ScandAll PRO 1.8.1 on a Fi-6670 in PDF format. CVista PdfCompressor 4.0 was used for pdf compression and textual OCR. en_US
dc.description.peerreview no en_us


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