From the Closet to the Altar (Hardcover)

Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage

By Michael Klarman

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199922109, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/1/2014)
MP3 CD (6/21/2016)

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Same-sex marriage has become one of the most volatile issues in American politics. But if most young people support gay marriage, and if there are clear indicators that a substantial majority of the population will soon favor it, why has the outcry against it been so strong?

About the Author

Michael J. Klarman is the Kirkland & Ellis Professor at Harvard Law School. He is the author of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality (winner of the Bancroft Prize in History in 2005), Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History, and Brown v. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement.