Uses of History in the Press and in Court During California's Battle Over Proposition 8

Uses of History in the Press and in Court During California's Battle Over Proposition 8

Casting Same-sex Marriage as A Civil Right

eBook - 2012
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Li sees through the media's white noise on the issue of same sex marriage to discover that opponents of Proposition 8 often made claims about the past to sway public perception. These arguments were based on claims evoking a historical sense of the institution of marriage, but to a certain extent they were untrue. This book attempts to dispel some of the misperceptions around the concept of marriage in a historical context. Li also shows that homosexual and heterosexual couples are not exactly the same, and marriage is differently understood. She goes above and beyond merely explicating how th.
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780773411548
0773411542
Characteristics: 1 online resource (122 pages)

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