JURISPRUDENCE OF MARRIAGE AND OTHER INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
Item #: 70070
Subjects: FAMILY LAW
Contains essays about the basic meaning and principlesunderlying legal regulation of marriage and other relationships, written by a dozen prominent legal scholars from fivenations, including authorities on jurisprudence and familylaw and scholars of other relevant disciplines. Topicsinclude the principles used to determine eligibility forparticular legal and social recognition; the currentstatus of such relationships in society and law; how suchrelationships may affect one another; the foundations forpublic recognition of relationships; and critical analysisof various legal theories that would level such relationships. All chapters consider various relationship forms inthe light of basic jurisprudential and social principles.The essays elevate the dialogue about the marriage law andlaw reform to a new, higher level of discourse.