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Regulating intimacy : a new legal paradigm / Jean L. Cohen.

By: Cohen, Jean L, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton Univ. Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xi, 290 p.).ISBN: 9781400825035 (electronic bk.); 1400825032 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sex and law -- United States | Privacy, Right of -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Regulating intimacy.DDC classification: 342.73/0858 LOC classification: KF9325 | .C64 2002Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Overview; CHAPTER ONE: Constitutional Privacy in the Domain of Intimacy: The Battle over Reproductive Rights; CHAPTER TWO: Is There a Duty of Privacy? Law, Sexual Orientation, and the Dilemmas of Difference; CHAPTER THREE: Sexual Harassment Law: Equality vs. Expressive Freedom and Personal Privacy?; CHAPTER FOUR: The Debate over the Reflexive Paradigm; CHAPTER FIVE: Status or Contract? Beyond the Dichotomy; Notes; Cases Cited; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: The regulation of intimate relationships has been a key battleground in the culture wars of the past three decades. In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to regulating intimacy that promises to defuse the tensions that have long sparked conflict among legislators, jurists, activists, and scholars. Disputes have typically arisen over questions that apparently set the demands of personal autonomy, justice, and responsibility against each other. Can law stay out of the bedroom without shielding oppression and abuse? Can we protect the pursuit of personal happiness wh.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-277) and index.

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Overview; CHAPTER ONE: Constitutional Privacy in the Domain of Intimacy: The Battle over Reproductive Rights; CHAPTER TWO: Is There a Duty of Privacy? Law, Sexual Orientation, and the Dilemmas of Difference; CHAPTER THREE: Sexual Harassment Law: Equality vs. Expressive Freedom and Personal Privacy?; CHAPTER FOUR: The Debate over the Reflexive Paradigm; CHAPTER FIVE: Status or Contract? Beyond the Dichotomy; Notes; Cases Cited; Bibliography; Index.

The regulation of intimate relationships has been a key battleground in the culture wars of the past three decades. In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to regulating intimacy that promises to defuse the tensions that have long sparked conflict among legislators, jurists, activists, and scholars. Disputes have typically arisen over questions that apparently set the demands of personal autonomy, justice, and responsibility against each other. Can law stay out of the bedroom without shielding oppression and abuse? Can we protect the pursuit of personal happiness wh.

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Jean L. Cohen is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. She is a specialist in contemporary political and legal theory with special interests in democratic theory, critical theory, civil society, sovereignty, gender, and law. She is author of Class and Civil Society: The Limits of Marxian Critical Theory and coauthor of Civil Society and Political Theory .

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