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Sexual rights in America

Abramson, Paul R.

Sexual rights in America

the Ninth Amendment and the pursuit of happiness

by Abramson, Paul R.

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Sex and Law -- United States.,
  • Sexuality_and_the_Law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-220) and index.

    StatementPaul R. Abramson, Steven D. Pinkerton, Mark Huppin.
    ContributionsPinkerton, Steven D., Huppin, Mark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9325 .A93 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21310053M
    ISBN 100814706924
    LC Control Number2003000531


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