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Out of the Closets and into the Courts Legal Opportunity Structure and Gay Rights Litigation

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ISBN-10: 0472031716

ISBN-13: 9780472031719

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ellen Ann Andersen

List price: $29.95
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Over the past 30 years, the gay rights movement has moved from the margins to the center of American politics, sparking debate from bedroom to boardroom to battlefield. "Out of the Closets and into the Courts "analyzes recent gay rights cases and explores the complex relationship between litigation and social change. "An excellent book, enlightening and well-written. "Out of the Closets and into the Courts" should be highly useful in the classroom and of interest to a broad audience." --Evan Gerstmann, Loyola Marymount University "A detailed historical analysis of changes in the law surrounding gay and lesbian relationships, "Out of the Closets and into the Courts" also breaks fresh…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 9/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
The Puzzle of Gay Rights Litigation
LOS and the Emergence of Gay Rights Litigation
An Overview of Lambda and Its Litigation
Sodomy Reform from Stonewall to Bowers
Sodomy Reform from Bowers to Lawrence
The Law and Politics of Antigay Initiatives
The Case of Same-Sex Marriage
LOS and Legal Change
Afterword
Notes
References
Table of Cases
Index