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Looking for Love in the Legal Discourse of Marriage

Grossi, Renata

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This book examines the (in)visibility of romantic love in the legal discourse surrounding modern Australian marriage. It looks at how romantic love has become a core part of modernity, and a dominant part of the Western marriage discourse, and considers how the ideologies of romantic love are (or are not) replicated in the legal meaning of marriage. This examination raises two key issues. If love has become central to people’s understanding of marriage, then it is important for the legitimacy...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2014
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60366
DOI: 10.22459/LLLDM.09.2014
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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