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Governing the hearth [[electronic resource] ] : law and the family in nineteenth-century America / / Michael Grossberg
Governing the hearth [[electronic resource] ] : law and the family in nineteenth-century America / / Michael Grossberg
Autore Grossberg Michael <1950->
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chapel Hill, : University of North Carolina Press, 1988, c1985
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (432 p.)
Disciplina 346.7301
346.7301509
347.3061509
Collana Studies in legal history
Soggetto topico Domestic relations - United States - History
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-8078-6336-X
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Contents; Preface; Notes; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Domestic Relations: A Law for Republican Families; The Emergence of the Republican Family; The Beginning of the ""Crisis of the Familiy""; Founding a Republican Legal Order; Creating a Republican Concept of Domestic Relations; Making Matrimony a Private Contract; Marriage Revision; Launching an Attack on Patriarchy; Guarding Homes; Notes; Part I. Matrimony: Courtship, Nuptials, Prohibitions; 2. Broken Promises: Judges and the Law of Courtship; A Common Law for Republican Courtship; The Judicial Reception of the Suit
Judges Create Rules for CourtshipSeduction and the Shifting Bias of the Law; Judges Defend the Suit; The Effort to Liberate Courtship from the Law; Critics Challenge the Courts; Judicial Accommodations and the Limits of Reform; Legal Doubts; Notes; 3. Nuptial License: The Regulation of Weddings; Matrimony Becomes a Republican Right; An Uncertain Colonial Nuptial Legacy; Judges Differ over Marriages without Ceremonies; The Triumph of Common-Law Marriage; Expanding the Legal Freedom to Marry; The Courts Put Old Rules to New Purposes; Republican Nuptials
A Marriage Reform Movement Challenges the LawThe Case against Marriage Law; The Fight over Common-Law Marriages; Growing State Incursions into Nuptial Rights; The Judicial Defense of Common-Law Marriage; A New Balance; Notes; 4. Matrimonial Limitations: Who's Fit to Wed?; The Adoption of Traditional Nuptial Prohibitions; Setting Physical Qualifications for Marriage; Youthful Marriages; Sexual Incapacity; Kin Restrictions; Mental Incompetence; Preventing Nuptial Dishonesty; The Campaign against Mormonism; Americans Fashion Racial Restrictions; Antebellum Efforts at Racial Purity
The Denial of Marriage to SlavesReconstructing the Color Line after the Civil War; Slave Unions; Antimiscegination Laws; Late Nineteenth Century Attempts to Prevent ""Unfit"" Marriages; The Campaign against Youthful Marriage; The Hygienic Invasion of Marriage Law; Incest Fears; Mental Fitness; Medical Restrictions; Notes; Part II. Parenthood: Birth, Legitimacy, Custody; 5. Contraception and Abortion: Who Controls the Womb?; The Law Endorses Parental Choice in Antebellum America; Birth Control Enters Family Law; Abortion Becomes a New Crime; Judges Protect Early-Term Abortions
The Battle over Abortion BeginsMid-Century Childbirth; Contraception and Abortion Become Obscenities; The Spread of Antiabortion Agitation; Contraception Becomes a Major Crime; The Courts and the Defense of Family Limitation; Judges Weaken Antiabortion Laws; The Federal Campaign against Birth Control; Legal Differences; Notes; 6. Bastard Rights: Recognizing a New Family Member; The Colonies Inherit a Repressive Heritage; The Creation of a Republican Bastardy Law; Reducing the Chances of Becoming or Staying a Bastard; The Creation of a Bastard Family; The Poor Laws Resist Change; New Rights
Bastardy Law and the Process of Legal Diffusion
Record Nr. UNINA-9910455917303321
Grossberg Michael <1950->  
Chapel Hill, : University of North Carolina Press, 1988, c1985
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui
Governing the hearth [[electronic resource] ] : law and the family in nineteenth-century America / / Michael Grossberg
Governing the hearth [[electronic resource] ] : law and the family in nineteenth-century America / / Michael Grossberg
Autore Grossberg Michael <1950->
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chapel Hill, : University of North Carolina Press, 1988, c1985
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (432 p.)
Disciplina 346.7301
346.7301509
347.3061509
Collana Studies in legal history
Soggetto topico Domestic relations - United States - History
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-8078-6336-X
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Contents; Preface; Notes; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Domestic Relations: A Law for Republican Families; The Emergence of the Republican Family; The Beginning of the ""Crisis of the Familiy""; Founding a Republican Legal Order; Creating a Republican Concept of Domestic Relations; Making Matrimony a Private Contract; Marriage Revision; Launching an Attack on Patriarchy; Guarding Homes; Notes; Part I. Matrimony: Courtship, Nuptials, Prohibitions; 2. Broken Promises: Judges and the Law of Courtship; A Common Law for Republican Courtship; The Judicial Reception of the Suit
Judges Create Rules for CourtshipSeduction and the Shifting Bias of the Law; Judges Defend the Suit; The Effort to Liberate Courtship from the Law; Critics Challenge the Courts; Judicial Accommodations and the Limits of Reform; Legal Doubts; Notes; 3. Nuptial License: The Regulation of Weddings; Matrimony Becomes a Republican Right; An Uncertain Colonial Nuptial Legacy; Judges Differ over Marriages without Ceremonies; The Triumph of Common-Law Marriage; Expanding the Legal Freedom to Marry; The Courts Put Old Rules to New Purposes; Republican Nuptials
A Marriage Reform Movement Challenges the LawThe Case against Marriage Law; The Fight over Common-Law Marriages; Growing State Incursions into Nuptial Rights; The Judicial Defense of Common-Law Marriage; A New Balance; Notes; 4. Matrimonial Limitations: Who's Fit to Wed?; The Adoption of Traditional Nuptial Prohibitions; Setting Physical Qualifications for Marriage; Youthful Marriages; Sexual Incapacity; Kin Restrictions; Mental Incompetence; Preventing Nuptial Dishonesty; The Campaign against Mormonism; Americans Fashion Racial Restrictions; Antebellum Efforts at Racial Purity
The Denial of Marriage to SlavesReconstructing the Color Line after the Civil War; Slave Unions; Antimiscegination Laws; Late Nineteenth Century Attempts to Prevent ""Unfit"" Marriages; The Campaign against Youthful Marriage; The Hygienic Invasion of Marriage Law; Incest Fears; Mental Fitness; Medical Restrictions; Notes; Part II. Parenthood: Birth, Legitimacy, Custody; 5. Contraception and Abortion: Who Controls the Womb?; The Law Endorses Parental Choice in Antebellum America; Birth Control Enters Family Law; Abortion Becomes a New Crime; Judges Protect Early-Term Abortions
The Battle over Abortion BeginsMid-Century Childbirth; Contraception and Abortion Become Obscenities; The Spread of Antiabortion Agitation; Contraception Becomes a Major Crime; The Courts and the Defense of Family Limitation; Judges Weaken Antiabortion Laws; The Federal Campaign against Birth Control; Legal Differences; Notes; 6. Bastard Rights: Recognizing a New Family Member; The Colonies Inherit a Repressive Heritage; The Creation of a Republican Bastardy Law; Reducing the Chances of Becoming or Staying a Bastard; The Creation of a Bastard Family; The Poor Laws Resist Change; New Rights
Bastardy Law and the Process of Legal Diffusion
Record Nr. UNINA-9910532670203321
Grossberg Michael <1950->  
Chapel Hill, : University of North Carolina Press, 1988, c1985
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui