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Description - America's War on Same-Sex Couples and their Families by Daniel R. Pinello

America's War on Same-Sex Couples and Their Families is a legal, political, and social history of constitutional amendments in twenty American states (with 43 percent of the nation's population) that prohibited government recognition of all forms of relationship rights (marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships) for same-sex couples. Based on 175 interviews with gay and lesbian pairs in Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin, the volume has great human-interest value and chronicles how same-sex couples and their children coped within harsh legal environments. The work ends with a lively explanation of how the federal judiciary rescued these families from their own governments. In addition, the book provides a model of the grassroots circumstances under which harassed minority groups migrate out of oppressive state regimes, together with an estimate of the economic and other costs (to the refugees and their governments) of the flight from persecution.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781107559004
ISBN-10: 1107559006
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 153mm x 20mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Daniel R. Pinello

Daniel R. Pinello is a professor of political science at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York and was educated at Williams College, Massachusetts (BA), New York University (JD), and Yale University, Connecticut (PhD). His scholarship includes America's Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage (2006), Gay Rights and American Law (2003), 'Linking Party to Judicial Ideology in American Courts: A Meta-Analysis', Justice System Journal (1999), and The Impact of Judicial-Selection Method on State-Supreme-Court Policy: Innovation, Reaction, and Atrophy (1995).