DREAMWalker Group
Where creativity and spirit converge

 

 

 

 

To assist you in finding books you enjoy reading, you can search this site for authors or artists and look at their profile pages:
 

By first name

By last name

By Subjects

And remember that when you buy a book (or anything else) from Amazon.com off this site or via other vendor links on this site, we will donate 40% of all sales back to literary and creative communitiesby sponsoring conferences & organizations. 

 

fabmost.com
AFFORDABLE SOCIAL MEDIA, PUBLICITY, BRAND/NAME RECOGNITION, BLOG CONTENT & more

 


by
Awakened Man

 

 


A bridge supporting dialog

 

 
   

Michael Walker's Blog
(Awakened Man's World)

Our DREAMTeam

Email Us

 

 

Affiliates

 

Works by
Nancy D. Polikoff
(Writer)

npoliko @ wcl . american . edu
(Please delete the spaces in this address before you use it. We're trying to reduce spam! )
Website:  ???
Profile created April 21, 2008
  • Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law
    The debate over marriage equality for same-sex couples rages across the country. Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage boldly moves the discussion forward by focusing on the larger, more fundamental issue of marriage and the law. The root problem, asserts law professor and LGBT rights activist Nancy Polikoff, is that marriage is a bright dividing line between those relationships that legally matter and those that don't. A woman married to a man for nine months is entitled to Social Security survivor's benefits when he dies; a woman living for nineteen years with a man or woman to whom she is not married receives nothing.

    Polikoff reframes the debate by arguing that all family relationships and households need the economic stability and emotional peace of mind that now extend only to married couples. Unmarried couples of any sexual orientation, single-parent households, extended family units, and myriad other familial configurations need recognition and protection to meet the concerns they all share: building and sustaining economic and emotional interdependence, and nurturing the next generation.

    Couples should have the choice to marry based on the spiritual, cultural, or religious meaning of marriage in their lives, asserts Polikoff. While marriage equality for same-sex couples is a civil rights victory, she contends that no one should have to marry in order to reap specific and unique legal results.

    A persuasive argument that married couples should not receive special rights denied to other families, Polikoff shows how the law can value all families, and why it must.

  • Why Are Mothers Losing (1983)
    A brief analysis of criteria used in child custody determinations.

(We need your help! 
Let us know if you have updated information for this page!
Write us at
dreamwalkergroup@me.com)
 

Related Topics

Click any of the following links for more information on similar topics of interest in relation to this page.

Nancy D. Polikoff
Is Listed As A Favorite Of
(Alphabetical Order
By First Name)

TO BE DETERMINED

Nancy's Favorite
Authors/Books
(Alphabetical Order
By First Name)
[As of x]

TO BE DETERMINED

DREAMWaker Group is not incorporated as a non-profit organization.
Your donations help defray the cost of running this site but are not tax-deductible
as charitable expenses
.  See your tax consultant for more information.

Site Design and
Copyright 2002-13 by
DREAMWalker Group
Email Us

Proprietor - Michael Walker  

Editorial - Catherine Groves  Michael Walker 

Layout & Design Michael Walker