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Carers

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Older people can be involved in care work, either as the givers of care, or as the recipients of it. This chapter looks at the rights and responsibilities of those carers. It demonstrates the ways in ... More


Two Governments, One State: Recognition Contests and the Use of Force

Brad R. Roth

in Governmental Illegitimacy in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243013
eISBN:
9780191697210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243013.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the relationship between U.N. delegation credentials and legal recognition, summarizing the substance of the major collective recognition controversies that have occurred in the ... More


Spousal Secrets: Same-Sex Couples and the Functional Approach to Spousal Evidentiary Privileges

Edward Stein

in The Secrets of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782593
eISBN:
9780804783903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782593.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the arguments for spousal secrets in the context of the current revolution in family law regarding legal recognition of same-sex relationships. It analyzes different approaches ... More


Negotiating (with) Strangers

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey

in Law and the Stranger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771542
eISBN:
9780804775151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771542.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book examines the ambiguous place occupied by strangers in communities not their own and how law, particularly liberal legal regimes, identifies and responds to strangers within and across their ... More


In Defense of an Impure Transgender Politics

Isaac West

in Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter focuses on a cover story from the New Republic that declared transgender rights to be the next great civil rights issue. A close reading of the cover image and the ... More


The Right to Be Parents: LGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood

Carlos A. Ball

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814739303
eISBN:
9780814739310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814739303.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This is the first book to provide a detailed history of how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) parents have turned to the courts to protect and defend their relationships with their ... More


Regulating for Connection

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Most donor-conceived people are interested in learning more about the donor and any half-siblings who were conceived through use of the same donor. There are numerous issues as well as potential ... More


Temporary Marriage

Daniel Nolan

in After Marriage: Rethinking Marital Relationships

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190205072
eISBN:
9780190205102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205072.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Parties to a temporary marriage, in the sense discussed in this chapter, agree in advance that their marriage will only last for a fixed period of time unless renewed: that it will automatically ... More


8 Regulating for Connection

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Most donor-conceived people are interested in learning more about the donor and any half-siblings who were conceived through use of the same donor. There are numerous issues as well as potential ... More


(Re)producing Trans Families: Accessing Social, Legal, and Medical Recognition and Technologies

Carla A. Pfeffer

in Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199908059
eISBN:
9780190656355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908059.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers what it means for cis women and their trans men partners to form “queer” partnerships and families in the 21st century. Specifically, this chapter discusses choices and ... More


Why Discriminate?

in The Gay Rights Question in Contemporary American Law

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451008
eISBN:
9780226451039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451039.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the moral arguments that have been offered for and against unequal treatment of gays. The importance of the idea that marriage is inherently heterosexual was recently shown ... More


Introduction

Orsolya Toth

in The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199685721
eISBN:
9780191765711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685721.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

The Introduction describes the stages of the analysis and the methodology adopted in the book. It argues that the lex mercatoria debate is currently incoherent because proponents suggest that the lex ... More


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