Readership: General readers and legal academics/students interested in constitutional law, feminist jurisprudence, poverty law, and family law.
Naomi Cahn, Research Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School, and June Carbone, Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Naomi Cahn is the John Theodore Fey Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School, a Senior Fellow at the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, and a member of the Yale Cultural Cognition Project, for which she and her co-investigators have received outside funding to conduct research on public attitudes towards gay and lesbian parenting.
June Carbone is the Edward A. Smith/Missouri Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Professor Carbone writes extensively about the legal issues surrounding marriage, divorce, and family organization, especially within the context of the recent revolutions in biotechnology. She is the author of From Partners to Parents: The Second Revolution in Family Law and co-author of the third edition of Family Law, with Leslie Harris and the late Lee Teitelbaum.
Part One: Family Maps
1. Moral Demography
2. Sexual History
3. The Age of Division
4. Personality, Politics, and Religion
Part Two: The Legal Map
5. Contraception: Securing the Pathways to Blue Family Life
6. Abortion, Law and the Cognitive Map
7. The Irrationality of Adolescence: What the Adults Are Really Fighting Over
8. The Marrying Laws
9. Custody and Compromise
Part Three: The Map to the Future
10. Marriage Advice in Shades of Pink
11. Making Ready for Baby: Painting the Nursery Sky Blue
12. Work and Family: Retooling the Foundation in Deep Purple