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Author Abramson, Paul R., 1949-
Title Sexual rights in America : the Ninth Amendment and the pursuit of happiness / Paul R. Abramson, Steven D. Pinkerton, Mark Huppin.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, [2003]

Author Abramson, Paul R., 1949-
Subject United States. Constitution. 9th Amendment.
Sex and law -- United States.
Alt Name Pinkerton, Steven D.
Huppin, Mark.
Description 1 online resource (226 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-220) and index.
Contents Sex and the Constitution -- History and interpretation of the Ninth Amendment -- The poverty of privacy -- A solid foundation for sexual rights -- What can we learn from dial-a-porn? -- Does prostitution deserve constitutional protection? -- Child pornography : black, white, and gray -- The past and future of the Ninth Amendment.
Summary The Constitution of the United States guarantees all Americans certain rights, such as the freedoms of speech and religious expression. But what guarantees our sexual freedoms? Sexual Rights in America presents a bold and intriguing look at the constitutional basis of sexual rights in America. Resurrecting the ""forgotten"" Ninth Amendment, which guarantees those fundamental rights not protected elsewhere in the Constitution, Abramson and colleagues argue that the freedom to choose how, when, and with whom we express ourselves sexually is integral to our happiness. Their caref.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1417587989 (electronic bk.)
9781417587988 (electronic bk.)
9780814705292 (electronic bk.)
0814705294 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 58836555
Additional Format Print version: Abramson, Paul R., 1949- Sexual rights in America. New York : New York University Press, ©2003 0814706924 (DLC) 2003000531 (OCoLC)51447182

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