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Gay-rights policymaking and the courts

Susan Gluck Mezey

Gay-rights policymaking and the courts

children, families, and the state

by Susan Gluck Mezey

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay rights -- United States,
  • Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan Gluck Mezey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4754.5 .M48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23218651M
    ISBN 109780742562189, 9780742562196, 9781442200708
    LC Control Number2009018024


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