Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

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Against Marriage is a radical argument for the abolition of state-recognised marriage. Clare Chambers argues that state-recognised marriage violates both equality and liberty, even when expanded to include same-sex couples. Instead Chambers proposes the marriage-free state: an egalitarian state in which religious or secular marriages are permitted but have no legal status. Part I makes the case against marriage. Chambers investigates the critique of marriage that has developed within feminist and liberal theory. Feminists ...

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198744009

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