Couples and Coupling in the Public Sphere: A Comment on the Legal History of Litigating for Lesbian and Gay Rights

  title={Couples and Coupling in the Public Sphere: A Comment on the Legal History of Litigating for Lesbian and Gay Rights},
  author={Mary Anne Case},
  journal={Virginia Law Review},
  • M. Case
  • Published 1 October 1993
  • Law
  • Virginia Law Review
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  • C. Joppke
  • Sociology, Political Science
    European Journal of Sociology
  • 2017
Abstract There has been much talk about the retreat or even death of multiculturalism. Much of this discussion confounds multiculturalism with explicit policy under that name. I argue in this paper



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Searching for the Hidden Determinants of Bowers v

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    • L. Rev