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Published: 27 September 2017

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198744009

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Against Marriage

An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Clare Chambers

Oxford Political Theory

  • Original and provocative view of the institution of marriage
  • Controversially argues that marriage violates both equality and liberty, and should not be recognized by the state
  • Proposes a new model for the legal regulation of personal relationships
  • Accessible to readers from any academic background
  • Winner of the 2018 APSA David Easton Award of the American Political Science Association for 'a book that broadens the horizons of contemporary political science by engaging issues of philosophical significance in political life'

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