Equality for same-sex couples [electronic resource] : the legal recognition of gay partnerships in Europe and the United States / Yuval Merin.
By: Merin, Yuval.Material type: TextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 397 p.).ISBN: 9780226520339 (electronic bk.); 0226520331 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- Europe | Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe | Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States | Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice | Samenlevingsvormen buiten huwelijk | Gelijke behandeling | HomoseksualiteitGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Equality for same-sex couples.DDC classification: 346.401/6 LOC classification: K699 | .M47 2002ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-383) and index.
Introduction -- Changing institution of marriage and the exclusion of same-sex couples -- Registered partnerships in the Nordic countries -- Same-sex partnerships in the Netherlands -- Recognition of same-sex partnerships in other European countries -- Cohabitation model -- Same-sex partnerships in the United States -- Contrasts between the models of recognition and the status of same-sex partnerships in the United States and Northern Europe -- Domestic partnership, registered partnership, and marriage -- Alternatives to marriage and the doctrine of separate but equal -- Feasibility of opening up marriage to same-sex couples -- Conclusion.
During the past three decades, nations all over the world have been debating whether to allow same-sex couples to marry, or at least grant these couples various rights associated with marriage. In Equality for Same-Sex Couples, Yuval Merin presents the first comparative study of the legal regulation of same-sex partnerships worldwide, as well as a unique survey of the status of same-sex couples in Europe. Merin begins by providing a historical overview of the transformation of marriage from antiquity to the present. He then identifies and critically compares four principal models for the legal.
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