xi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
System Control No.
"How African Americans and gays mistakenly though the right to marry would set them free." -- title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Freedom by marriage Fluid families : "it is probable that the soldier had two wives" Boots next to the bed : getting caught in marriage's web Am I my brother's keeper? : policing our own with marriage The afterlife of racism and homophobia What marriage equality teaches us about gender and sex.