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Readership: Readers wtih an interest in each side of the debate over same sex marriage, including students, legislators, and academics.
John Corvino, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Wayne State University, and Maggie Gallagher, co-founder, National Organization for Marriage.
John Corvino is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Wayne State University
Maggie Gallagher is co-founder of the National Organization for Marriage
"this is a very useful book, especially in the way that it sets out the public reason arguments for and against same-sex marriage, and so lets readers evaluate which are more persuasive ... The book can and should be widely used in undergraduate courses in philosophy as well as other disciplines, and could be useful in law or public policy graduate programs, as well as appealing to the general educated public." - Matthew Lister, Criminal Law and Philosophy
"...a valuable introduction to the debate" - Megan Pearson, London School of Economics Review of Books
"... a valuable addition to the debate." -
1. What Marriage is For
2. The History of Marriage
3. The Significance of Gender
4. The Needs of Children
5. The Needs of Adults
6. Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom
7. The Slippery-Slope to Polygamy
8. "By Any Other Name": Civil Unions, Domestic Partnerships, and Other Statuses