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Title Marriage and divorce in a multicultural context : multi-tiered marriage and the boundaries of civil law and religion / edited by Joel A. Nichols.

Publication Info. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  346.0166 M359M    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 392 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Multi-tiered marriage : reconsidering the boundaries of civil law and religion / Joel A. Nichols -- Pluralism and decentralization in marriage regulation / Brian H. Bix -- Marriage and the law : time for a divorce? / Stephen B. Presser -- Unofficial family law / Ann Laquer Estin -- Covenant marriage laws : a model for compromise / Katherine Shaw Spaht -- New York's regulation of Jewish marriage : covenant, contract, or statute? / Michael J. Broyde -- Political liberalism, Islamic family law, and family law pluralism / Mohammad H. Fadel -- Multi-tiered marriages in South Africa / Johan D. Van der Vyver -- Ancient and modern boundary crossings between personal laws and civil law in composite India / Werner Menski -- The perils of privatized marriage / Robin Fretwell Wilson -- Canadian conjugal Mosaic : from multiculturalism to multi-conjugalism? / Daniel Cere -- Marriage pluralism in the United States : on civil and religious jurisdiction and the demands of equal citizenship / Linda C. McClain -- Faith in law?: diffusing tensions between diversity and equality / Ayelet Shachar -- The frontiers of marital pluralism : an afterword / John Witte Jr. and Joel A. Nichols.
Subject Marriage law.
Divorce -- Law and legislation.
Multiculturalism -- Law and legislation.
Religion and law.
Legal polycentricity.
Added Author Nichols, Joel A., 1972-
ISBN 9780521194754 hardback
052119475X hardback
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