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Göth, Josef LU (2009) MRSA21 20091
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Sexual orientation is one basis for discrimination that is not mentioned in any UN declaration or treaty, and therefor neither is the right to marry a person av the same sex. This essay is an analysis of the most important threats to this possible development to ensure the right to marry irrespective of sex in international human rights. By using contemporary research and UN treaty documents along with swedish national law documents this essay tries to identify the obstacles and also what these obstacles consists of. By analyzing the arguments of tradition, religion, cultural difference, the structure of the international human rights protection and the language used in declarations and treatys I then discuss the importance of the... (More)
Sexual orientation is one basis for discrimination that is not mentioned in any UN declaration or treaty, and therefor neither is the right to marry a person av the same sex. This essay is an analysis of the most important threats to this possible development to ensure the right to marry irrespective of sex in international human rights. By using contemporary research and UN treaty documents along with swedish national law documents this essay tries to identify the obstacles and also what these obstacles consists of. By analyzing the arguments of tradition, religion, cultural difference, the structure of the international human rights protection and the language used in declarations and treatys I then discuss the importance of the definition of common concepts in regulations of family and marriage, and conclude that a new definition of concepts like ”family” and ”marriage” and other, is of crucial importance for this discussion to have any effect. (Less)
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author
Göth, Josef LU
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organization
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MRSA21 20091
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L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
FN., Internationell Lag, Äktenskap, Mänskliga Rättigheter, Sexuell Identitet
language
Swedish
id
1405536
date added to LUP
2009-05-27 17:20:07
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2014-09-04 08:27:44
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  abstract     = {Sexual orientation is one basis for discrimination that is not mentioned in any UN declaration or treaty, and therefor neither is the right to marry a person av the same sex. This essay is an analysis of the most important threats to this possible development to ensure the right to marry irrespective of sex in international human rights. By using contemporary research and UN treaty documents along with swedish national law documents this essay tries to identify the obstacles and also what these obstacles consists of. By analyzing the arguments of tradition, religion, cultural difference, the structure of the international human rights protection and the language used in declarations and treatys I then discuss the importance of the definition of common concepts in regulations of family and marriage, and conclude that a new definition of concepts like ”family” and ”marriage” and other, is of crucial importance for this discussion to have any effect.},
  author       = {Göth, Josef},
  keyword      = {FN.,Internationell Lag,Äktenskap,Mänskliga Rättigheter,Sexuell Identitet},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Äktenskap för alla},
  year         = {2009},
}