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Extravagant Expectations : New Ways to Find Romantic Love in America.

Author: Paul Hollander
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2011.
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The proliferation of dating websites, printed personals and self-help relationship books reflect the new ways Americans seek close, personal relationships. Exposed to changing and often conflicting values, trends, and fashions--disseminated by popular culture, advertising and assorted "experts"--Americans face uncertainties about the best ways to meet important emotional and social needs. How do we establish lasting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hollander, Paul.
Extravagant Expectations : New Ways to Find Romantic Love in America.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Hollander
ISBN: 9781566639347 1566639344
OCLC Number: 713010110
Notes: Appendix 2Index.
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages)
Contents: Preface; Extravagant Expectations; Chapter 1. Introduction: From Arranged Marriage to Social Isolation; Chapter 2. Modernity, Romantic Love, and the Rise of Expectations; Chapter 3. Popular Romanticism in America; Chapter 4. Expert Advice on Dating and Mating; Chapter 5. Self-Presentation and Wish Lists in Printed Personals; Chapter 6. Looking for Love on the Internet: Massachusetts; Chapter 7. Looking for Love on the Internet: Nebraska and Alabama; Chapter 8. Looking for Love on the Internet: California; Chapter 9. Conclusion: The Entitlement to Happiness; Notes; Appendix 1.

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The proliferation of dating websites, printed personals and self-help relationship books reflect the new ways Americans seek close, personal relationships. Exposed to changing and often conflicting values, trends, and fashions--disseminated by popular culture, advertising and assorted "experts"--Americans face uncertainties about the best ways to meet important emotional and social needs. How do we establish lasting and intimate personal relationships including marriage? In Extravagant Expectations Paul Hollander investigates how Americans today pursue romantic relationships, with special refer.

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