Papers from the ERA Conference on the Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships in Europe, held Apr. 11-12, 2011 in Trier, Germany.
Includes bibliographical references.
The Nordic countries : same direction -- different speeds / Ingrid Lund-Andersen -- Same-sex couples in Central Europe : hop, step and jump / Frederik Swennen and Sven Eggermont -- All or nothing : the dilemma of southern jurisdictions / Cristina González Beilfuss -- Eastern European countries : from penalisation to cohabitation or further? / Monika Jagielska -- A patchwork of partnerships : comparative overview of registration schemes in Europe / Ian Curry-Sumner -- Parenthood for same-sex couples : Scandinavian developments / Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg -- Surrogacy and same-sex couples in the Netherlands / Machteld Vonk and Katharina Boele-Woelki -- Private international law aspects of same-sex marriages and partnerships in Europe : divided we stand? / Patrick Wautelet -- Private international law aspects of same-sex couples under German law / Dieter Martiny -- Workshop: Cross-border recognition (and refusal of recognition) of registered partnerships and marriages with a focus on their financial aspects and the consequences for divorce, maintenance and succession / The right to private and family life, the right to marry and to found a family, and the prohibition of discrimination / Bea Verschraegen -- Comparing people or institutions? Sexual orientation discrimination and the Court of Justice of the European Union / Helmet Graupner -- Migration rights and same-sex couples in EU law : a case study / Helen Toner