Equality for same-sex couples : the legal recognition of gay partnerships in Europe and the United States / Yuval Merin.
By: Merin, Yuval.Material type: TextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002Description: xvi, 397 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0226520315 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226520315 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226520323 (paper : alk. paper); 9780226520322 (paper : alk. paper).Subject(s): Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- Europe | Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe | Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States | Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United StatesDDC classification: 346.401/6 LOC classification: K699 | .M47 2002Other classification: 86.22 | PU 1534
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-383) and index.
Introduction -- Changing institution of marriage and the exclusion of same-sex couples -- Registered partnerships in the Nordic countries -- Same-sex partnerships in the Netherlands -- Recognition of same-sex partnerships in other European countries -- Cohabitation model -- Same-sex partnerships in the United States -- Contrasts between the models of recognition and the status of same-sex partnerships in the United States and Northern Europe -- Domestic partnership, registered partnership, and marriage -- Alternatives to marriage and the doctrine of separate but equal -- Feasibility of opening up marriage to same-sex couples -- Conclusion.