Modern Loves: The Anthropology of Romantic Courtship & Companionate Marriage
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BeschreibungLooks at the global transformation towards a marital ideal characterized by emotional intimacy, companionship, and mutual choice - known as "companionate marriage". This book analyzes the intricate negotiations surrounding love, marriage, and sex in Mexico, India, Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Singapore.
PortraitJennifer S. Hirsch is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Holly Wardlow is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto.
Pressestimmen"Modern Loves offers an overview of current scholarship on love in the context of sexual relationships cross-culturally, and provides a view of the complexity of varied aspects of emotion, social structure, and social change in contemporary sexual relationships. It makes the case for a political economic understanding of the emergence of ideologies of love, marriage, and courtship as part of expanding global economies." - Linda-Anne Rebhun, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Yale University"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF MICHIGAN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2006
Seitenanzahl: 234 Seiten