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Call # K670 .L44 2001
Title Legal recognition of same-sex partnerships / edited by Robert Wintemute and Mads Andenæs
Imprint Oxford : Hart, 2001
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 INTL  K670 .L44 2001    AVAILABLE


Descript. xvi, 790 p. ; 24 cm
Subject Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation
Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc
Alt Author Wintemute, Robert
Andenæs, Mads Tønnesson, 1957-
OCLC # 44914935
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Edwin Cameron 
 Introduction / Robert Wintemute1
  1Same-Sex Relationships: An Australian Perspective on a Global Issue / Michael Kirby7
Pt. ITheoretical Perspectives 
 Introduction: Theoretical Perspectives / David A. J. Richards25
  2Same-Sex Partnerships and Arguments of Justice / Nicholas Bamforth31
  3The Limitations of Liberal Neutrality Arguments in Favour of Same-Sex Marriage / Chai R. Feldblum55
  4Like Counting Stars? Re-Structuring Equality and the Socio-Legal Space of Same-Sex Marriage / Davina Cooper75
  5Recognition, Rights, Regulation, Normalisation: Rhetorics of Justification in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate / Janet Halley97
  6The Ideological Structure of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate (And Some Postmodern Arguments for Same-Sex Marriage) / William N. Eskridge, Jr.113
Pt. IINational Law 
 Sect. AUnited States 
  7Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Partners Under U.S. State or Local Law / Arthur S. Leonard133
  8Lesbian and Gay Couples Raising Children: The Law in the United States / Nancy D. Polikoff153
  9The Hawaii Marriage Case Launches the U.S. Freedom-to-Marry Movement for Equality / Evan Wolfson169
  10The Freedom to Marry for Same-Sex Couples in the United States of America / Marly L. Bonauto177
 Sect. BCanada 
 Introduction: Same-Sex Partnerships in Canada / Claire L'Heureux-Dube211
  11Any Two Persons in Canada's Lotusland, British Columbia / Donald G. Casswell215
  12Becoming "Persons" in Canadian Law: Genuine Equality or "Separate But Equal?" / Kathleen A. Lahey237
 Sect. CAfrica, Australasia and Latin America 
  13Politics, Partnership Rights and the Constitution in South Africa ... (and the Problem of Sexual Identity) / Craig Lind279
  14Let Them Eat Cake, and Ice Cream: Wanting Something "More" from the Relationship Recognition Menu / Jenni Millbank, Wayne Morgan295
  15The New Zealand Same-Sex Marriage Case: From Aotearoa to the United Nations / Nigel Christie317
  16Brazil's Proposed "Civil Unions Between Persons of the Same Sex": Legislative Inaction and Judicial Reactions / Marcelo Dealtry Turra337
 Sect. DAsia and the Middle East 
  17Towards Legal Protection for Same-Sex Partnerships in Japan: From the Perspective of Gay and Lesbian Identity / Akitoshi Yanagihashi349
  18Contextualising the Same-Sex Erotic Relationship: Post-Colonial Tongzhi and Political Discourse on Marriage Law in Hong Kong and Mainland China / Chiu Man-Chung357
  19Same-Sex Partnerships and Indian Law: Climate for a Change / Poonam Saxena375
  20Challenges to Compulsory Heterosexuality: Recognition and Non-Recognition of Same-Sex Couples in Israeli Law / Aeyal M. Gross391
 Sect. EEurope 
  21The Danish Registered Partnership Act, 1989: Has the Act Meant a Change in Attitudes? / Ingrid Lund-Andersen417
  22"From Society's Point of View, Cohabitation Between Two Persons of the Same Sex is a Perfectly Acceptable Form of Family Life": A Swedish Story of Love and Legislation / Hans Ytterberg427
  23Small Change: How the Road to Same-Sex Marriage Got Paved in the Netherlands / Kees Waaldijk437
  24"Statutory Cohabitation" Under Belgian Law: A Step Towards Same-Sex Marriage? / Olivier De Schutter, Anne Weyembergh465
  25The "Pacte Civil de Solidarite" in France: Midway Between Marriage and Cohabitation / Daniel Borrillo475
  26Spain: The Heterosexual State Refuses to Disappear / Nicolas Perez Canovas493
  27The Law on Stable Unions of Couples in the Catalonia Autonomous Community of Spain / Francesc Jaurena i Salas505
  28Italy Walking a Tightrope Between Stockholm and the Vatican: Will Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Partnerships Ever Occur? / Gioia Scappucci519
  29At the End of the Fairy Tale, Will Heidi Stay Single? Same-Sex Partnerships in Switzerland / Francois E. Baur531
  30The First Will Be The Last: Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Partnerships in Austria / Helmut Graupner549
  31Nice on Paper: The Aborted Liberalisation of Gay Rights in Hungary / Lilla Farkas563
  32The Legal Situation of Same-Sex Partnerships in Germany: An Overview / Roland Schimmel, Schimmel Buhlmann, Stefanie Heun575
  33From Individual Protection to Recognition of Relationships? Same-Sex Couples and the Irish Experience of Sexual Orientation Law Reform / Leo Flynn591
  34Same-Sex Partnerships in English Family Law / Rebecca Bailey-Harris605
Pt. IIIEuropean Law 
 Sect. AEuropean Community Law 
  35The Miscegenation Analogy in Europe, or, Lisa Grant meets Adolf Hitler / Andrew Koppelman623
  36Towards the Recognition of Same-Sex Partners in European Union Law: Expectations Based on Trends in National Law / Kees Waaldijk635
  37Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Employment: An Evolving Role for the European Union / Mark Bell653
  38Free Movement and Same-Sex Relationships: Existing EC Law and Article 13 EC / Elspeth Guild677
  Sect. BEuropean Convention on Human Rights 
  39Sex: Has It Any Place in Modern Marriage? / Stephen Whittle693
  40Strasbourg to the Rescue? Same-Sex Partners and Parents Under the European Convention / Robert Wintemute713
Pt. IVInternational Law 
  41Will the United Nations Human Rights Committee Require Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages? / Laurecnce R. Helfer733
  42United Nations Human Rights Law and Same-Sex Relationships: Where to from Here? / Kristen L. Walker743
 Conclusion / Robert Wintemute759
App. ISame-Sex Partnerships: National (federal, state, provincial, regional, local) legislation recognising same-sex partnerships775
App. IISexual Orientation: European treaties and legislation and national constitutions and legislation expressly prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation781
App. IIIGender Identity: European treaties and legislation and selected national legislation expressly or implicitly prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity789