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Same-Sex Partnerships in the United States

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

During the past few decades, U.S. courts have been slowly expanding the definition of family. There is growing recognition of homosexuals as parents, because courts are increasingly granting ... More


Recognition of Same-Sex Partnerships in Other European Countries

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the recognition of same-sex partnerships in several European countries. Hungary is one of the few countries other than the northern European countries that provides recognition ... More


Contrasts between the Models of Recognition and the Status of Same-Sex Partnerships in the United States and Northern Europe

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on the two main models of recognition that serve as alternatives to marriage for same-sex couples: registered partnership and domestic partnership. Whereas the Nordic states and ... More


Same-Sex Partnerships in the Netherlands

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Netherlands, which is the first and thus far the only country in the world to recognize same-sex marriage, has been concurrently considering and implementing three different models of recognition ... More


Alternatives to Marriage and the Doctrine of “Separate but Equal”

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter addresses an issue that is currently at the heart of the debate over the rights of same-sex couples: the question of whether the status of same-sex couples should be recognized outside ... More


The Feasibility of Opening Up Marriage to Same-Sex Couples

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

We find in different regions and countries a common process for the recognition of gay partnerships that comprises three levels, each successive level reflecting greater tolerance. The first and ... More


Religion and the Family: Marriage and Children

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines religion and marriage in terms of the approach of States to religious marriages and their position in civil law. It deals with the formation and recognition of religious ... More


Activism under EU Leverage: Poland and the Czech Republic, 1998–2004

Conor O'Dwyer

in Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479876631
eISBN:
9781479877829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876631.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter shows how the onset of EU leverage began to transform the dynamics of LGBT activism in Poland but not in the Czech Republic. The arcs of activism now began to reverse, with the Polish ... More


The Cohabitation Model

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter summarizes the status of same-sex partnership in countries that are in the process of implementing the cohabitation model (Canada, Australia, and New Zealand). Like domestic partnership, ... More


Activism after EU Leverage: Poland and the Czech Republic, 2004–2012

Conor O'Dwyer

in Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479876631
eISBN:
9781479877829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876631.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter completes the close comparison of Poland and the Czech Republic. In 2004, both became EU members, a change that weakened transnational leverage and reshaped the political opportunity ... More


Queer

Chris Perriam

in Spanish Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748665860
eISBN:
9780748684267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665860.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter establishes the connections between LGBTQ filmmaking and the everyday experience of its audiences in Spain over the past 25 years. It links a discussion of the term ‘queer’, relating both ... More


Intestate Succession in Latin America

Jan Peter Schmidt

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume II: Intestate Succession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747123
eISBN:
9780191809408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747123.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

The laws of intestate succession in Latin America are homogenous in so far as their fundamental characteristics are concerned. In the order of heirs among relatives, for example, they almost ... More


Intestate Succession in France

Cécile Pérès

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume II: Intestate Succession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747123
eISBN:
9780191809408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747123.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

This chapter begins with a historical background of intestate succession law in France. Before the Civil Code of 1804, the law was diverse and complex. In the north, customary law (droit coutumier) ... More


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