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The End of Heterosexuality?

Joe Rollins

in Legally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814775981
eISBN:
9781479803842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775981.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter outlines the theoretical and methodological framework for the book. The theoretical foundation is developed from a survey of the long history of scholarship on feminism and queer theory ... More


Conclusion: Marital Jeremiad

Joe Rollins

in Legally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814775981
eISBN:
9781479803842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775981.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The conclusion weaves together the arguments from previous chapters to examine the elasticity of childhood and gender socialization in other areas of the law. Child sexual abuse, childhood sexuality, ... More


Grid-Group Theory and Corporal Punishment

Jean Giles-Sims and Charles Lockhart

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter demonstrates the utility of one specific theory of culture—grid-group theory—for explaining variations in parental disciplinary practices. Accordingly, this chapter introduces grid-group ... More


Uncoupling Marriage and Parenting

Judith Stacey

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter addresses the empirical question of whether or not it is possible to separate successful parenting from (monogamous heterosexual) marriage or couplehood by discussing two contemporary ... More


Something Borrowed: Trying Marriage On

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines whether same-sex couples have unorthodox ideas about marriage that might lead to a larger cultural shift. Drawing on the reactions of heterosexual family, friends, and other ... More


Marriage Dissent in the Gay Community

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how access to marriage might change lesbian and gay identities over time in ways that are stressful for lesbian and gay people. Drawing on interviews with gay couples from the ... More


Abuse and Neglect

Brian H. Bix

in The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Family Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199989591
eISBN:
9780190260200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199989591.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the doctrines of abuse and neglect, two categories of criminal liability and civil liability terms for when children can be taken from their parents. It begins with an overview ... More


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