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Gay marriage : why it is good for gays, good for straights, and good for America

Author: Jonathan Rauch
Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Argues that gay marriage is beneficial to the health of marriage as an institution and describes the reasons why marriage is vital to society, how gay marriage would work in the real world, and why the states should decide the issue of gay marriage.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rauch
ISBN: 0805076336 9780805076332 0805078150 9780805078152
OCLC Number: 53880228
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 207 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the imagination gap --
What is marriage for? --
Accept no substitutes --
How gays will benefit --
How straights will benefit --
How marriage will benefit --
Married, without children --
Anything goes --
Men behaving badly --
The debt to tradition --
Getting it right --
A golden anniversary.
Responsibility: Jonathan Rauch.
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Argues that gay marriage is beneficial to the health of marriage as an institution and describes the reasons why marriage is vital to society, how gay marriage would work in the real world, and why the states should decide the issue of gay marriage.

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