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Published: 07 January 2011

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199739608

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Friend v. Friend

The Transformation of Friendship--and What the Law Has to Do with It

Ethan J. Leib

  • The book controversially argues for the partial legal regulation of friendship.
  • Explains how friendship is both declining and transforming in contemporary America
  • Contrasts the legal regulation of marriage with the lack of regulation over friendship, and shows how increasingly informal society with more single people needs the benefits that friendship laws could offer

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