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The Resource Minimizing marriage : marriage, morality, and the law, Elizabeth Brake

Minimizing marriage : marriage, morality, and the law, Elizabeth Brake

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Minimizing marriage : marriage, morality, and the law
Title
Minimizing marriage
Title remainder
marriage, morality, and the law
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Brake
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Even in secular and civil contexts, marriage retains sacramental connotations. Yet what moral significance does it have? This book examines its morally salient features - promise, commitment, care, and contract - with surprising results. In Part One, "De-Moralizing Marriage," essays on promise and commitment argue that we cannot promise to love and so wedding vows are (mostly) failed promises, and that marriage may be a poor commitment strategy. The book contends with the most influential philosophical accounts of the moral value of marriage to argue that marriage has no inherent mor
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N$T
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Brake, Elizabeth
Dewey number
173
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ734
LC item number
.B785 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in feminist philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Marriage
  • Marriage law
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Marriage law
  • Marriage
  • Marriage
  • Sociology & Social History
  • Social Sciences
  • Family & Marriage
Label
Minimizing marriage : marriage, morality, and the law, Elizabeth Brake
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The marriage promise: is divorce promise-breaking? -- How to commit marriage: a conceptual guide -- Marriage, sex, and morals -- Special treatment for lovers: marriage, care, and amatonormativity -- Critiques of marriage: an essentially unjust institution? -- Defining marriage: political liberalism and the same-sex marriage debates -- Minimizing marriage: what political liberalism implies for marriage law -- Challenges for minimal marriage: poverty, property, polygyny
Control code
780444629
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 240 pages).
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199775354
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613623683
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
362368
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780444629
Label
Minimizing marriage : marriage, morality, and the law, Elizabeth Brake
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The marriage promise: is divorce promise-breaking? -- How to commit marriage: a conceptual guide -- Marriage, sex, and morals -- Special treatment for lovers: marriage, care, and amatonormativity -- Critiques of marriage: an essentially unjust institution? -- Defining marriage: political liberalism and the same-sex marriage debates -- Minimizing marriage: what political liberalism implies for marriage law -- Challenges for minimal marriage: poverty, property, polygyny
Control code
780444629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 240 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199775354
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613623683
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
362368
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780444629

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