Happy Families | East

Sohail Rahman reports on polygamy in Britain, a mainly Islamic practice which, according to American academic Philip Kilbride, could offer solutions to some of the nation's rising social problems.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'44''
  • Broadcast year: 1996
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | How are family life and relationships changing? | Nuclear families, extended families, lone parent families, reconstituted families, same-sex families, non-family households, lone-person households. Family life and diversity: emerging family types, trends in marriage, divorce and cohabitation. Demographic changes: birth rate, family size, age at marriage, age of childbearing, ageing population.

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: East
  • Episode: Happy Families