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Polygamy, Monogamy, and Marriage Justice

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines a variety of principled factors that help to distinguish plural marriage from same-sex marriage as a matter of both justice and constitutional principle. It also reviews the ... More


Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Fran Amery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A common misunderstanding of the Abortion Act 1967 is that it granted women the ‘right’ to access abortion. In reality, there is no such thing; the current provision of abortion in the United Kingdom ... More


Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Gillian Abel, Lisa Fitzgerald, and Catherine Healy (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

New Zealand was the first country in the world to decriminalise all sectors of sex work. This book looks its experience of decriminalisation. It provides first-hand views and experiences of this ... More


Moral Crusades: Prostitution and Homosexuality

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores prominent press crusades on prostitution and homosexuality. There were fluctuations in the extent and nature of the coverage of prostitution — concern was particularly intense ... More


Witchcraft Abroad

Ian Bostridge

in Witchcraft and its Transformations c.1650–c.1750

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206538
eISBN:
9780191677205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206538.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines witchcraft belief in other European countries, especially France. It explores the French belief and the factors that led to the decriminalization of witchcraft in 1736. It ... More


Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people often think decriminalization happens by repealing a law, but Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Consensual Violence challenges this view showing that social decriminalization must precede ... More


What Next? A Hundred Years of Cannabis Reports

Leslie L. Iversen

in The Science of Marijuana

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195328240
eISBN:
9780199864751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328240.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter begins with studies around the world on cannabis. It then considers the decision of Holland to decriminalize cannabis use. The chapter then looks at whether there is a case for the ... More


Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition

Mitch Earleywine (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195188028
eISBN:
9780199893577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188028.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Marijuana use continues to attract interest and fuel controversy. Big, green pot leaves have adorned the covers of Time, National Review, and Forbes. Almost 100 million Americans have tried marijuana ... More


Criminal Law is the Problem, Not the Solution

John Griffiths

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Given that medical behaviour that potentially shortens life (MBPSL) should be effectively controlled, this chapter challenges the received wisdom that only the criminal law is powerful enough to ... More


Do Marijuana Offenders Deserve Punishment?

Douglas Husak

in Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195188028
eISBN:
9780199893577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188028.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

This chapter attempts a somewhat novel defense of marijuana decriminalization. It begins by identifying some of the factors that may have prevented commentators from recognizing the principled ... More


Marriage Equality: A new direction

Sonja Tiernan

in The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007.00013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

An overview of the formation of one of the main campaign groups seeking marriage for same-sex couples: Marriage Equality. The strategy of this group was to improve LGBT visibility and justify why ... More


Conclusion

Angela Jones

in Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479842964
eISBN:
9781479829422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842964.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion examines critical issues regarding the growth of online sex work and how since the introduction of the Internet laws have not been adequately updated. It raises several essential ... More


Introduction

Fran Amery

in Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter gives a brief overview of the current terrain of abortion debate in the UK, covering calls for decriminalisation as well as debates on sex-selection, disability and pre-abortion ... More


Towards Decriminalization? New Battlegrounds in Abortion Politics

Fran Amery

in Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the newest battlegrounds in the UK abortion debate. This includes growing calls for decriminalisation, involving the repeal of sections of the Offences Against the Person Act ... More


Intentionally Killing the ‘Permanently Unconscious’

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a critique of the decision of the House of Lords in Bland, upholding the withdrawing of food and water from Bland, with intent to terminate his life, on the ground that because ... More


The Carter Administration: The End of Accommodation

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

in The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the Carter administration, which is noted to have ended with an irresolute drug policy. Jimmy Carter is shown to have had an open mind about marijuana; this soon changed as the ... More


Celibacy and Homosexuality

Timothy Willem Jones

in Sexual Politics in the Church of England, 1857-1957

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199655106
eISBN:
9780191744952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655106.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the changing relationship between celibacy and homosexuality in the early twentieth century. Through fragmentary correspondence in episcopal archives it traces the sexualization ... More


Debating Sex Work

Jessica Flanigan and Lori Watson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190659882
eISBN:
9780190659929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659882.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this “for and against” book Lori Watson argues for a sex equality approach to prostitution in which buyers are criminalized and sellers are decriminalized (the Nordic Model). Jessica Flanigan ... More


Dealing with Drug Dealing

Peter Alldridge

in Harm and Culpability

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260578
eISBN:
9780191682124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260578.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Drug offences give rise to arguments for greater police powers and resources, alteration of police ethics (because of the use of agents provocateurs and various surveillance techniques) and greater ... More


ASBOs and working women: a new revolving door?

Jo Phoenix

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter places the use of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) in policing prostitution into the broader context of the regulation of prostitution in the United Kingdom. It argues that ASBOs are ... More


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