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Political institutions and lesbian and gay rights in the United States and Canada / Miriam Smith
Bib ID 4463956
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, Miriam Catherine
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description New York : Routledge, 2008 
xiv, 230 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780415988711
Series

Routledge studies in North American politics ; 1.

Full contents
  • 1. The Comparative Politics of Lesbian and Gay Rights
  • 2. Starting Points, 1969-1980
  • 3. Bowers and the Charter, 1980-1986
  • 4. Discrimination, From Romer to Vriend, 1986-2000
  • 5. The Emergence of Same-Sex Marriage, 1991-1999
  • 6. Policy Divergence and Policy Diffusion: Same-Sex Marriage in the 2000s
  • 7. Conclusions: Historical Institutionalism and Lesbian and Gay Rights.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203-224]) and index.

Subjects Gay rights -- United States.  |  Gay rights -- Canada.  |  Gay men -- Legal status, laws, etc.  |  Lesbians -- Legal status, laws, etc.  |  Same-sex marriage -- United States.  |  Same-sex marriage -- Canada.  |  Sex discrimination -- United States.  |  Sex discrimination -- Canada.  |  United States -- Politics and government.  |  United States -- Politics and government.

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