This volume sheds light on regional, national, and individual-level factors that have led to major developments for same-sex relationship equality in Latin America and explores institutional, political, and social barriers for same-sex couples in the region. It analyzes cross-national patterns of same-sex relationship policies in Latin America and examines country-cases of recent policies for same sex-couples in the region.
Publisher: Lexington Books
Number of pages: 186
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 20 mm
This volume assembles some of the most innovative authors working on LGBT politics in Latin America. The study of LGBT rights is an exciting new dimension in the study of the quality of democracy that has long been ignored. This volume proves that the study of the politics of sexuality, like the activism on behalf of sexuality rights in Latin America, is here to stay. -- Javier Corrales, Amherst College
This terrific follow up to Same-Sex Marriage in the Americas presents an incisive and comprehensive picture of the evolution of the issue across Latin America. The editors and contributors bring their critical insights to advance the understanding of the development of same-sex marriage policy through the use of a wide range of approaches and tools. From the fascinating case studies to the doctrinal analysis and the public opinion data, this volume impresses in every dimension. -- Charles Anthony "Tony" Smith, University of California, Irvine