Marriage, Sexuality, and Gender
By (author) Robin West
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Marriage, Sexuality, and Gender by Robin West
Book DescriptionMarriage, Sexuality, and Gender examines contemporary debates about the meaning and value of marriage. The book analyzes arguments for traditional marriage, including those of neonaturalists, utilitarians, and communitarians or virtue theorists. The volume also considers a range of feminist, welfarist, and liberationist arguments for ending the institution altogether. It evaluates two major reform movements: one focused on expanding marriage to include same-sex couples and the other focused on the use of law to render marriage more internally just. The book concludes with a plea to activists to redirect "marriage equality" movements toward the creation of an entirely secular "civil union law" that would respect a broader range of private life-long commitments, including but not limited to same- and opposite-sex couples, without threatening the role of religious marriage in the lives of those who embrace it and without penalizing nonparticipants.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594513893
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robin West
In Search of Common Ground on Abortion, Paperback (March 2014)
This book brings together academics, legal practitioners and activists with a wide range of pro-choice, pro-life and other views to explore the possibilities for cultural, philosophical, moral and political common ground on the subjects of abortion and reproductive justice more generally. It aims to rethink polarized positions on sexuality.
Normative Jurisprudence, Hardback (August 2011)
This book aims to reinvigorate normative legal scholarship that both criticizes positive law and suggests reforms for it.
Marriage, Sexuality, and Gender, Paperback (January 2008)
Examines contemporary debates about the meaning and value of marriage.
Caring for Justice, Paperback (March 1999)» View all books by Robin West
Providing a feminist perspective on traditional jurisprudence, this text examines issues such as the nature of justice, the concept of harm, economic theories of value, and the utility of constitutional discourse.
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Author Biography - Robin West
Robin West is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. She teaches and writes in the fields of constitutional law and theory, jurisprudence, law and humanities, and feminist and gender studies. Her most recent book is Re-Imagining Justice (Ashgate Press 2003).
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