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Romantic love in America : cultural models of gay, straight, and polyamorous relationships

Author: Victor C De Munck
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019] ©2019
Series: Anthropology of well-being.
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"Romantic Love in America: Cultural Models of Gay, Straight, and Polyamorous Relationships introduces the reader to the love and sex lives of two polyamorous, five gay, and eight straight individuals. Coupled with rich interview material, Victor C. de Munck provides a guided tour through the variable geography of love relationships as studied in the social sciences. de Munck describes evolutionary, cognitive,  Read more...
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De Munck, Victor C., author.
Romantic love in America
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2019017722
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor C De Munck
ISBN: 9781498538695 149853869X
OCLC Number: 1097365471
Awards: Winner of SAS Book Prize 2019
Description: xiii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
Defining romantic love vis-à-vis sex and love --
How social and evolutionary factors affect the cultural importance of RL --
A CM of RL and other theories --
Interviews with straight women --
Interviews with straight men --
Interviews with nonbinary lesbian/gay women --
Interviews with nonbinary gay men --
Interviews with polyamorous informants --
Conclusion: the future of romantic love --
Bibliography --
About the author.
Series Title: Anthropology of well-being.
Responsibility: Victor C. de Munck.

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