Queering marriage : challenging family formation in the United States / Katrina Kimport.

In-depth interviews with participants in non-traditional families are used to argue that same-sex marriage cannot be understood as simply entrenching or contesting heterosexual privilege. Instead, Katrina Kimport contends that these new legally sanctioned relationships can both reinforce as well as...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Kimport, Katrina, 1978-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2014]
Series:Families in focus.
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Summary:In-depth interviews with participants in non-traditional families are used to argue that same-sex marriage cannot be understood as simply entrenching or contesting heterosexual privilege. Instead, Katrina Kimport contends that these new legally sanctioned relationships can both reinforce as well as disrupt the association of marriage and heterosexuality. She provides a nuanced, accessible, and theoretically grounded framework for understanding the powerful effect of heterosexual expectations on both sexual and social categories.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781461951957
146195195X
9780813562230
0813562236
1306118182
9781306118187