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Single : arguments for the uncoupled

Author: Michael L Cobb
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2012.
Series: Sexual cultures.
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"What single person hasn't suffered? Everyone, it seems, must be (or must want to be) in a couple. To exist outside of the couple is to assume an antisocial position that is ruthlessly discouraged because being in a couple is the way most people bind themselves to the social. Singles might just be the single most reviled sexual minorities today. Single: Arguments for the Uncoupled offers a polemic account of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cobb, Michael.
Single : Arguments for the Uncoupled.
New York : NYU Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Cobb
ISBN: 9780814772560 0814772560 9780814790496 0814790496
OCLC Number: 782878106
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages).
Contents: The Stories of Stigma: What We Say about Single-Parent Families --
The Realities: What We Know about Single-Parent Families --
Divorced Single Parents --
Nonmarital Single-Parent Families --
Single Parents as Positive Role Models --
Policies for Single-Parent Families --
Legal Strategies.
Series Title: Sexual cultures.
Responsibility: Michael Cobb.

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single must be in search of a partner  Read more...

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"Searing, radical, playful, exquisite. This is singular, stunning work. Using the rhythms of banter, suggestion, and devilish claims, Cobb pits the brio, the grandeur of singleness against the Read more...

 
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