Fraught intimacies : non/monogamy in the public sphere (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Fraught intimacies : non/monogamy in the public sphere

Author: Nathan Rambukkana
Publisher: Vancouver : UBCPress, 2016.
Series: Sexuality studies series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on media, popular culture and recent court cases, this book examines how various forms of non-monogamy (polygamy, adultery and polyamory) are represented in the public sphere, how some forms of non-monogamy are tolerated and others vilified and the effects such privileging is having on intimate relationships and other aspects of contemporary Western society.
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Additional Physical Format: Rambukkana, Nathan, 1976-
Fraught intimacies.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2015.
(CaOONL)20159007224
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Rambukkana
ISBN: 9780774828970 0774828978 9780774828963 077482896X
OCLC Number: 942837152
Description: 244 pages.
Contents: Preface: Chasing Non/MonogamyIntroduction: Non/Monogamy and Intimacy in the Public Sphere1 The Space of (Intimate) Privilege2 The Adultery Industry: Autonomous Space, Heteronormativity, and Neoliberal Cheating3 Mapping Polygamy: Discourse, Reterritorialization, and Plural Marriage4 The Fraught Promise of Polyamory: New Intimate Ethics or Heterotopian Enclave?Conclusion: Non-Monogamies and the Space of DiscourseAppendix: Canada's Criminal Code (C.26) Statutes on Bigamy and PolygamyNotesReferencesIndex
Series Title: Sexuality studies series
Responsibility: Nathan Rambukkana.

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Drawing on media, popular culture, and recent court cases, this book examines how various forms of non-monogamy (polygamy, adultery, and polyamory) are represented in the public sphere, how some  Read more...

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