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Published: 05 October 2012

288 Pages | 14 bw halftones

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

ISBN: 9780199922109

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From the Closet to the Altar

Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage

Michael J. Klarman

  • A fast-paced narrative of events as they move from court to political contest across the nation
  • A capstone to Professor Klarman's influential and provocative writings on the role courts have played in the nation's fight over gay marriage
  • An evenhanded, highly readable overview of the history of same-sex marriage in the U.S.

New to this Edition:

  • Features a new preface addressing recent historic Supreme Court decisions