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|ISBN:||9780814783825 0814783821 9780814783832 081478383X 9780814737859 0814737854|
|Description:||xi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Tolstoy was wrong --
Love, sex, and kinship in Gay El Lay --
Gay parenthood and the end of paternity as we knew it --
A South African slant on the slippery slope --
Paradoxes of polygamy and modernity --
Unhitching the horse from the carriage : love without marriage among the Mosuo --
Conclusion: forsaking no others --
Appendix. A Co-parenting Agreement.
|Series Title:||NYU series in social and cultural analysis.|
|Other Titles:||Unhitched: love, sex, and family values from West Hollywood to Western China|
"In her new book, Unhitched, Judith Stacey, a sociologist at NYU, surveys a variety of unconventional arrangements, from gay parenthood to polygamy to-in a mesmerizing case study-the Mosuo people of