TITLE

CONTRACTING OUT OF THE CULTURE WARS: HOW THE LAW SHOULD ENFORCE AND COMMUNITIES OF FAITH SHOULD ENCOURAGE MORE ENDURING MARITAL COMMITMENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Aycock, Jamie Alan
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Fall2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p231
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article proposes that the law should enable people to make choices that further their particular vision of the family, without imposing that vision upon the whole of society, thus allowing pluralism in marriage law. It also outlines some of the background for understanding changes in marriage and divorce in the U.S., such as developments in society's conception of morality and law. An overview of other articles on how expanding the role of contract might be used to strengthen marriage is also provided.
ACCESSION #
24524171

 

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