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Introduction

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter sets out the focus of the book, namely the various ways politicians, associations, groups, and individuals have relied on the Declaration of Independence to justify changing ... More


Gay Rights and the Constitution of Reasons

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/9780691166483.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the main arguments raised by conservatives against same-sex marriage and gay rights more generally. Defenders of same-sex marriage acknowledge the fact that marriage is in many ... More


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


Happily Ever After

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/9780691166483.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter summarizes some of the main points of the book's argument regarding same-sex marriage, marriage, and monogamy. It first considers how same-sex marriage might change marriage ... More


Liberalism: The Right, The Good, and the Scope of Public Law (I)

P. P. CRAIG

in Public Law and Democracy in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256373
eISBN:
9780191681646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256373.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the concept of liberalism. First, it examines the Rawlsian conception of liberalism in order to understand the enumeration of rights. Second, it considers the implications of ... More


Does Equality Trump Freedom?

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines whether equality trumps freedom. It first considers the theological roots of equality that have influenced the Western world before turning to a discussion of how a concern for ... More


Introduction

Susanna Mancini and Michel Rosenfeld

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The Introduction offers a general overview of the theoretical and constitutional challenges that the current re-politicization of religion poses to the traditional understanding of secularism as a ... More


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