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Same-Sex Marriage in the United States : The Road to the Supreme Court and Beyond

By: Pierceson, Jason.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (281 p.).ISBN: 9781442236653.Subject(s): Gay rights -- United States | Homophobia -- United States | Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States | Same-sex marriage -- Political aspects -- United States | Same-sex marriage -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Same-Sex Marriage in the United States : The Road to the Supreme Court and BeyondDDC classification: 306.848 | 306.8480973 LOC classification: HQ1034 .U5Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Gay Rights and Same-Sex Marriage, 1950-1990; 3 Same-Sex Marriage, Politics, and Law around the World; 4 The First Modern Phase of Litigation, Backlash, and Litigation's Legacy; 5 Same-Sex Marriage in the Midwest; 6 Continued Progress and Backlash, 2004-2012; 7 Continued Progress and Backlash, 2004-2012; 8 Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court; 9 Conclusion; Epilogue; Index; About the Author
Summary: Same-sex marriage has become one of the defining social issues in contemporary U.S. politics. State court decisions finding in favor of same-sex relationship equality claims have been central to the issue's ascent from nowhere to near the top of the national political agenda. Same-Sex Marriage in the United States tells the story of the legal and cultural shift, its backlash, and how it has evolved over the past 15 years. Updated through 2013, this edition details the watershed rulings in favor of same-sex marriage: the repeal of DOMA, and of Proposition 8 in California, as well as the many st
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Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Gay Rights and Same-Sex Marriage, 1950-1990; 3 Same-Sex Marriage, Politics, and Law around the World; 4 The First Modern Phase of Litigation, Backlash, and Litigation's Legacy; 5 Same-Sex Marriage in the Midwest; 6 Continued Progress and Backlash, 2004-2012; 7 Continued Progress and Backlash, 2004-2012; 8 Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court; 9 Conclusion; Epilogue; Index; About the Author

Same-sex marriage has become one of the defining social issues in contemporary U.S. politics. State court decisions finding in favor of same-sex relationship equality claims have been central to the issue's ascent from nowhere to near the top of the national political agenda. Same-Sex Marriage in the United States tells the story of the legal and cultural shift, its backlash, and how it has evolved over the past 15 years. Updated through 2013, this edition details the watershed rulings in favor of same-sex marriage: the repeal of DOMA, and of Proposition 8 in California, as well as the many st

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