Beyond (straight and gay) marriage : valuing all families under the law / Nancy D. Polikoff.Material type: TextPublication details: Boston : Beacon Press, 2008. Description: ix, 259 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780807044322; 0807044326; 9780807044339; 0807044334Other title: Beyond marriageSubject(s): Unmarried couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Domestic partner benefits -- Law and legislation -- United States | Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States | Civil unions -- Law and legislation -- United States | Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Lesbian couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United StatesDDC classification: 346.7301/6 LOC classification: KF538 | .P65 2008
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The changing meaning of marriage -- Gay rights and the conservative backlash -- Redefining family -- The right and the marriage movement -- LGBT families and the marriage equality movement -- Countries where marriage matters less -- Valuing all families -- Domestic partner benefits for all families -- Coping with illness : medical care and family and medical leave -- When a relationship ends through dissolution or death : distributing assets and providing for children -- Losing an economic provider : wrongful death, workers compensation, and social security.