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Beyond straight and gay marriage : valuing all families under the law

Author
Polikoff, Nancy D.
Title
Beyond straight and gay marriage : valuing all families under the law / Nancy D. Polikoff.
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Beacon Press, 2008.
Description
ix, 259 p. ; 22 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0718/2007021330.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-241) and index.
Contents
  • The changing meaning of marriage
  • Gay rights and the conservative backlash
  • Redefining family
  • The right and the marriage movement
  • LGBT families and the marriage equality movement
  • Countries where marriage matters less
  • Valuing all families
  • Domestic partner benefits for all families
  • Coping with illness : medical care and family and medical leave
  • When a relationship ends through dissolution or death : distributing assets and providing for children
  • Losing an economic provider : wrongful death, workers compensation, and social security.
Subject headings
Unmarried couples--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States. Domestic partner benefits--Law and legislation--United States. Same-sex marriage--Law and legislation--United States. Civil unions--Law and legislation--United States. Gay couples--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States. Lesbian couples--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
ISBN
0807044334 (pbk.) 9780807044339 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
347 P65 b4 2008
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute