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The history of marriage equality in Ireland, a social revolution begins, Sonja Tiernan

Summary
Tracing the campaign for marriage equality, this book highlights how this movement and the related referendum result have propelled Ireland from a country perceived as one repressed and controlled by the Catholic church to a country that is now admired as a leader in equality of human rights
Table Of Contents
Marriage equality across the globe -- Chronology of key events surrounding the Irish marriage equality campaign -- Introduction : a social revolution begins -- Irish historical and global context -- The path to the High Court -- Civil partnership bills -- Marriage Equality : a new direction -- Political lobbying, the media and influencing public opinion -- Meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century -- Preparing for a revolution -- Yes Equality -- The campaign in action -- The final hurdles -- The referendum -- Afterword : future directions
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvi, 165 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781526145987

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