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Traditional Marriage and Public Law

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/9780691166483.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the philosophical argument, grounded in natural law, for regarding marriage as necessarily the union of one man and one woman. It first considers whether marriage is by nature ... 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


Forsaking All Other Options

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/9780814791141.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter compares the actual rates of same-sex marriage or registered partnerships across countries to measures of the practical and cultural value of marriage to see whether low rates are a ... More


The Impact of Gay Marriage on Heterosexuals

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/9780814791141.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the possible relationship between the marriage choices of gay couples and the decisions about marriage made by heterosexual couples. More specifically, it considers whether ... More


Why Marry?: The Value of Marriage

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/9780814791141.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines why gay couples choose to marry and what we can learn from that process about the meaning of marriage. Drawing on interviews with same-sex couples from the Netherlands, it ... More


Conclusion: Marriage Under Renovation?

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/9780814791141.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book has explored the debate over same-sex marriage in the United States and whether marriage as an institution would be damaged by allowing same-sex couples to marry. Drawing on the experience ... More


Introduction: “Defying Gravity”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter introduces the key ideas and assumptions of the book. The Broadway musical is a commercial form of entertainment intended to please its audiences. The musical necessarily relates to its ... More


Hollywood Romantic Comedy: States of the Union, 1934-65

Kathrina Glitre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070785
eISBN:
9781781700990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070785.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hollywood romantic comedy inevitably ends with the union of a heterosexual couple. But does this union inevitably involve marriage? What part does equality play? Are love and desire identical? This ... More


Intercultural Couples: Crossing Boundaries, Negotiating Difference

Jill M. Bystydzienski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799789
eISBN:
9780814723197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799789.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Despite the growing presence of intercultural couples in the United States and worldwide, their stories often go untold. This book provides a rare and comprehensive understanding of the ... More


Can I Marry a Man, a Woman, Either, or Neither?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the issue of establishing a person's sex for purposes of marriage. It considers contradictory court decisions and their ramifications for transsexuals and people with an ... More


4 Can I Marry a Man, a Woman, Either, or Neither?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the issue of establishing a person's sex for purposes of marriage. It considers contradictory court decisions and their ramifications for transsexuals and people with an ... More


Dinner Parties in America

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter uses stories from both formal and informal interviews to travel from those who dutifully adhere to the cultural template of dinner parties to those who deliberately alter some important ... More


Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

Carolyn Herbst Lewis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834251
eISBN:
9781469606385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899540_lewis
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This work explores how medical practitioners, especially family physicians, situated themselves as the guardians of Americans' sexual well-being during the early years of the Cold War. The author ... More


The Slow, Halting Appreciation of Close Relationships Research

John H. Harvey

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

John H. Harvey reflects on his most underappreciated work: his research on attribution in conflict and separation in close relationships. He first explains how he became involved with Harold Kelley, ... More


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