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Author Yamin, Priscilla.

Title American marriage : a political institution / Priscilla Yamin.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.81 Y19A    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 212 pages ; 24 cm.
Series American governance: politics, policy, and public law
American governance.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Marriage as a political institution. I Historical development. Chapter 1. The "duties as well as privileges of freedom" ; Chapter 2. "What constitutes a valid marriage?" -- II. The long culture wars. Chapter 3. "Marriage is one of the basic civil rights of man" ; Chapter 4. "Marriage is the foundation of a successful society" ; Chapter 5. "We're in a battle for the soul of the nation" -- Conclusion: "Is there hope for the American marriage?".
Subject Marriage -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Marriage law -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social policy -- History.
ISBN 9780812244243 hardcover alkaline paper
0812244249 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard No. 40021249317
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