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Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Stephen Macedo


The institution of marriage stands at a critical juncture. As gay marriage equality gains acceptance in law and public opinion, questions abound regarding marriage's future. Will same-sex marriage lead to more radical marriage reform? Should it? Antonin Scalia and many others on the right warn of a slippery slope from same-sex marriage toward polygamy, adult incest, and the dissolution of marriage as we know it. Equally, many academics, activists, and intellectuals on the left contend that there is no place for monogamous marriage as a special status defined by law. This book demonstrates that ... More

Keywords: marriage, gay marriage, equality, same-sex marriage, monogamous marriage, monogamy, democratic justice, polygamy, caregiving, same-sex couples

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780691166483
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Macedo, author
Princeton University