Current Trends in the Regulation of Same-Sex Relationships
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2011
This volume focuses on same-sex relationships and contains articles on: the historical context of the same-sex marriage debate in Australia; the approaches taken to achieve same-sex marriage internationallly in the past decade and the factors which have been influential; the particular case of South Africa, which has legislated a right to same-sex marriage despite the country's conservative and oppressive history; the geographical spread of same-sex couples in Australia, including variations by gender and by dependent children; lesbian and gay foster carers in Australia; the best interest of children; and the 'pull and push' effect in the relationshp between law and society in the achievement of law reform. Current Trends in the Regulation of Same-Sex Relationships is a special issue (Volume 28 No 1) of the journal Law in Context. You can purchase a single copy of this issue through this page, or subscribe to the journal from the journal page.