Update to Marriage and Other Arrangements
In the spring of 2013, marriage made headline news with the US Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8. AAA and several anthropologists weighed in on the issue with a press release, several op-eds and an important chapter in a newly released book. The information, ideas and insights in these publications offer a wonderful, up-to-date complement to the themes and articles in the first issue of Open Anthropology on "Marriage and Other Arrangements."
* AAA Press Release, 6.26.2013: Anthropologists Welcome Supreme Court Rulings in Historic Prop 8 and DOMA Cases
* Roger Lancaster (George Mason University): "Marriage Is Not a Timeless, Unchanging Institution" in The Meaning of Matrimony: Debating Same-Sex Marriage, June, 2013. London: Civitas: Institute for the Study of Civil Society.
* Ellen Lewin (University of Iowa), 5.13.2013: Baby Steps, Huffington Post.
* Christa Craven (College of Wooster) and Dana-Ain Davis (Queens College), 6.26.2013: Equity at the Peril of Normativity: A Feminist Anthropological Take on Race, Marriage and Justice, The Feminist Wire
* Rosemary Joyce (U California-Berkeley), 6.27.2013: DOMA, Prop.8 and Marriage: An Anthropologist's View, Los Angeles Times
* Tom Boellstorff (U California-Irvine), 6.28.2013: Four Anthropological Reactions to the End of DOMA, Huffington Post.
* Michelle Marzullo (American U), 7.03.2013: If the Entire Human Race Had a Facebook Page, The Relationship Status Would Read "It's Complicated", Huffington Post.
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