Polygamy and Law in Contemporary Saudi Arabia

in Islamic Law and Society
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Book Reviews / Islamic Law and Society 17 (2010) 279-290 289 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/092893810X502977 Polygamy and Law in Contemporary Saudi Arabia . By Maha A.Z. Yamani. Reading, UK: Ithaca Press, 2008. Pp. 275. ISBN 978 0 86372 326 1. £35.00; $54.50. e goal of this volume is to contextualize and analyze polygamy as it is practiced in Saudi Arabia, both as a marriage phenomenon and as a matter of public policy. Yamani provides historical and legal contexts for polygamy in the broader Islamic world in general and Saudi Arabia in particular. In addition, she discusses

Polygamy and Law in Contemporary Saudi Arabia

in Islamic Law and Society

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