'It's Made a Huge Difference': Recognition, Rights and the Personal Significance of Civil Partnership

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Beccy Shipman; Carol Smart;
  • Subject: Civil Partnership, Same-Sex Relationships, Marriage, Law Reform

In this paper we map briefly some of the arguments around the meaning and significance of the introduction of Civil Partnership in England and Wales, and in this way show how contested these meanings are with some groups profoundly against this legal reform and others s... View more
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