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Equality, dignity, and same-sex marriage : a rights disagreement in democratic societies

Author: Man Yee Karen Lee
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.
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This book investigates the concepts of equality and dignity under same-sex marriage jurisprudence. Having surveyed the multinational developments of same-sex marriage and arguments from proponents and opponents, the writer studies the two concepts with an aim to revealing their inadequacies as grounds for contentious rights claims such as same-sex marriage. To truly live up to the spirit of equality and equal  Read more...
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Lee, Man Yee Karen.
Equality, dignity, and same-sex marriage.
Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010
(DLC) 2010003712
(OCoLC)500820579
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Man Yee Karen Lee
ISBN: 9789047441618 9047441613
OCLC Number: 667296165
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 264 pages)
Contents: Same-sex marriage : history, law, and disagreements --
The classic concept of equality and the case for same-sex marriage --
Human dignity and same-sex marriage --
Human dignity and its role in the equality jurisprudence.
Responsibility: by Man Yee Karen Lee.

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This book studies the concepts of equality and dignity, and reveals their inadequacies as grounds for same-sex marriage. It argues that the moral disagreement involved entails finding common ground  Read more...

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