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Rethinking monogamy in Western Canada

(PhysOrg.com) -- You hear it all the time, especially in debates concerning same-sex marriage and polygamy: The biggest threat to the social order is the breakdown of monogamous marriage.

dateMay 27, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Men want commitment when women are scarce

The sexual stereotype, in line with evolutionary theory, is that women want commitment and men want lots of flings. But a study of the Makushi people in Guyana shows the truth is more complex, with men more ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Power of love at heart of 'gay marriage'

Legal rights and protections play second fiddle to the power of love for younger gay and lesbian couples who have formed civil partnerships, according to a three-year study by researchers at The University ...

dateMar 15, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Exploring religion, youth and sexuality

Sexuality and religion are generally considered uncomfortable bedfellows. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers from Nottingham have carried out a detailed study around these issues and how they affect and influence ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
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