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After Marriage EqualityThe Future of LGBT Rights

After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Carlos A. Ball (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book brings together twelve original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage equality ... More

Blaming MothersAmerican Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Linda C. Fentiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the past several decades, medicine, the media, and popular culture have focused on mothers as the primary source of health risk for their children, even though American children are healthier than ... More

Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Sacha M. Coupet and Ellen Marrus (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

American political and legal culture is uncomfortable with children's sexuality. While aware that sexual expression is a necessary part of human development, law rarely contemplates the complex ways ... More

Divorced from RealityRethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Over the past thirty years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way the legal system approaches and resolves family disputes. Traditionally, family law dispute resolution was based on an ... More

Justice for KidsKeeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Nancy E. Dowd (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Children and youth become involved with the juvenile justice system at a significant rate. While some children move just as quickly out of the system and go on to live productive lives as adults, ... More

Legally StraightSexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Legally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Joe Rollins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814775981
eISBN:
9781479803842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775981.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Legally Straight offers a critical reading of the legal debate over lesbian and gay marriage in the United States in order to understand how change happened so quickly. The book relies on key ... More

The Man QuestionMale Subordination and Privilege

The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Nancy E. Dowd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is antiessentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances, particularly that of ... More

The Marriage BuyoutThe Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

Cynthia Lee Starnes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708248
eISBN:
9780814708477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708248.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

From divorce court to popular culture, alimony is a dirty word. Unpopular and rarely ordered, the awards are frequently inconsistent and unpredictable. The institution itself is often viewed as an ... More

Masculinities and the LawA Multidimensional Approach

Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

According to masculinities theory, masculinity is not a biological imperative but a social construction. Men engage in a constant struggle with other men to prove their masculinity. This book ... More

Negotiating JusticeProgressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Corey S. Shdaimah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

While many young people become lawyers for the big bucks, others are motivated by the pursuit of social justice, seeking to help people for whom legal services are financially, socially, or ... More

A New Juvenile Justice SystemTotal Reform for a Broken System

A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Nancy E. Dowd (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book aims at nothing less than a complete reform of the existing juvenile justice system: not minor change or even significant overhaul, but the replacement of the existing system with a ... More

The New KinshipConstructing Donor-Conceived Families

The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Naomi R. Cahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

No federal law in the United States requires that egg or sperm donors or recipients exchange any information with the offspring that result from the donation. Donors typically enter into contracts ... More

Papa's BabyPaternity and Artificial Insemination

Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Browne C. Lewis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

When a child is conceived from sexual intercourse between a married, heterosexual couple, the child has a legal father and mother. Whatever may happen thereafter, the child's parents are legally ... More

The Right to Be ParentsLGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood

The Right to Be Parents: LGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood

Carlos A. Ball

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814739303
eISBN:
9780814739310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814739303.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This is the first book to provide a detailed history of how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) parents have turned to the courts to protect and defend their relationships with their ... More

Test Tube FamiliesWhy the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation

Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation

Naomi R. Cahn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716823
eISBN:
9780814790021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716823.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The birth of the first test tube baby in 1978 focused attention on the sweeping advances in assisted reproductive technology (ART), which is now a multi-billion-dollar business in the United States. ... More

A Troubled MarriageDomestic Violence and the Legal System

A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Leigh Goodmark

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The development of a legal regime to combat domestic violence in the United States has been lauded as one of the feminist movement's greatest triumphs. This book argues, however, that the resulting ... More

What Is Parenthood?Contemporary Debates about the Family

What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Linda C. McClain and Daniel Cere (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Extraordinary changes in patterns of family life—and family law—have dramatically altered the boundaries of parenthood and opened up numerous questions and debates. What is parenthood and why does it ... More

When Gay People Get MarriedWhat Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

M. V. Lee Badgett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The summer of 2008 was the summer of love and commitment for gays and lesbians in the United States. Thousands of same-sex couples stood in line for wedding licenses all over California in the first ... More

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