Directions: Read, listen, or watch the media listed below then answer the questions that follow. Your response should be at least 400 words and double-spaced. Be sure to incorporate concepts learned from this week’s module into your assignment.
PLEASE NOTE: If you have difficulties opening any of the files below, please access these files by clicking on the links on the bottom of the Module 7 Homework Assignment Introduction page in iBoard.
1. Listen to the audio file, “Defending and Attacking Polygamy in Saudi Arabia.” Click HERE to access the audio file.
2. Read the article, “Legal License, Race, Sex, and Forbidden Unions.” Click HERE to access the article.
3. Watch the video, “Same Sex marriages and Families.” Click HERE to access the video.
4. Answer the following questions.
a. What different interpretations of family and gender roles are being voiced in the items you reviewed?
b. To what extent do these differing viewpoints correspond or clash with western notions of family?