Equality Practice: Civil Unions and the Future of Gay Rights

Equality Practice: Civil Unions and the Future of Gay Rights

by William N. Eskridge, Jr.
ISBN-10:
0415930731
ISBN-13:
9780415930734
Pub. Date:
01/02/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Equality Practice: Civil Unions and the Future of Gay Rights

William Eskridge, a Yale law professor chronicles the Vermont law which legalised civil unions - distinct from marriage - for same sex couples.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415930734
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/02/2002
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue and Acknowledgmentsix
Chapter 1Same-Sex Marriage and the Politics of Sexuality1
Chapter 2The Vermont Civil Unions Law43
Chapter 3Comparative Law Lessons for the Same-Sex Marriage Movement83
Chapter 4Civil Unions and Liberal Jurisprudence: Equality Practice127
Chapter 5Equality Practice and the Civic Republic159
Chapter 6Equality Practice as a Postmodern Cultural Form197
Epilogue: Equality Practice, the Evolution of Social Norms, and the Future of Gay Rights231
Notes243
Index269

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