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The Purchase of Intimacy

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the question: Under what conditions, how, and with what consequences do people combine monetary transfers with intimate relationships? It suggests that intimate relations ... More


Support Processes in Intimate Relationships

Kieran T. Sullivan and Joanne Davila (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380170
eISBN:
9780199864355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380170.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In the past twenty years or so, research on support processes in relationships has emerged as a distinct development in the field. Researchers have drawn from studies in the fields of communication, ... More


Social Support After a Partner’s Traumatic Injury: Situational, Relationship, and Individual Difference Predictors

Natalya C. Maisel, Amy J. Rauer, Grant N. Marshall, and Benjamin R. Karney

in Support Processes in Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380170
eISBN:
9780199864355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380170.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Intimate partners are a crucial source of support for survivors of traumatic injury, but partners may vary in the support they provide. When are partners most likely to provide support after a ... More


The Effectiveness of Social Support Attempts in Intimate Relationships

Christine Rini and Christine Dunkel Schetter

in Support Processes in Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380170
eISBN:
9780199864355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380170.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter focuses on social support effectiveness, which emphasizes the extent to which support attempts meet the needs of recipients in terms of their quantity and quality. They provide a ... More


Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Jan D. Sinnott

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

We currently struggle to create satisfying intimate or close relationships, something we yearn for but often fail to achieve in our evolving world culture. With our changing concepts of and demands ... More


Autonomy with Connection: Influences of Parental Psychological Control on Mutuality in Emerging Adults’ Close Relationships

Patricia K. Kerig, Julie A. Swanson, and Rose Marie Ward

in Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The developmental psychopathology perspective posits that one of the primary stage-salient developmental tasks of emerging adulthood is the formation of healthy intimate relationships outside the ... More


Transition to Adulthood: Education, Employment, and Relationships

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 11 provides an overview of the developmental period of emerging adulthood in the context of aging out of care. Central tasks of young adulthood are establishment and consolidation of work ... More


Love and Curses

Esther Eidinow

in Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277780
eISBN:
9780191708114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277780.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines a group of curses that are concerned with hindering or encouraging the appetites of both genders for intimate relationships. At least two of the eight tablets discussed here ... More


Conclusions: Bringing the Field Together and Moving Forward

Joanne Davila and Kieran Sullivan

in Support Processes in Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380170
eISBN:
9780199864355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380170.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter is designed to tie the pieces of the book together, both within and across sections. The goal is to situate the diverse sections of the book into a more coherent framework that helps ... More


Social, Cultural, and Historical Factors Relate to Cognitive Aspects of Intimate Relationships

Jan D. Sinnott

in Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Social, cultural, and historical factors set the stage for concepts that define intimate relationships and that are internalized by intimate partners. In turn, the forms of intimate relationships, in ... More


Cognition and Fundamental Complex Relationship Skills: Some Preliminary Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Jan D. Sinnott

in Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The purpose of our studies as a whole was to explore whether there is some degree of significant positive relationship between postformal thought and relationship quality and satisfaction. We found ... More


Life after Life Imprisonment

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter seven explores the initial impacts of re-entering a world these lifers left many years ago. The chapter highlights specific roadblocks to re-entry. These include the ‘felon label’, the ... More


Introduction: Complex Thought and Adult Intimate Relationships

Jan D. Sinnott

in Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter summarizes the outline of the book, which describes some underlying cognitive processes that interact with emotional and social factors to support satisfying interactions in close ... More


Bypassing the relationship between fatherhood and violence in Finnish policy and research

Hautanen Teija

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the question of why fatherhood and violence in intimate relationships are, in Finland, so seldom treated simultaneously within the same context. The goal is to reflect upon this ... More


Nonverbal Communication Coding Systems of Committed Couples

Dan K. Yoshimoto, Alyson Shapiro, Kelly O’Brien, and John M. Gottman

in The New Handbook of Methods in Nonverbal Behavior Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529620
eISBN:
9780191689673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529620.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The comprehensive approach of studying nonverbal behavior is exemplified best in observational studies assessing dyadic interaction in intimate relationships, such as between couples and parents with ... More


Care in families

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The archetypal image of care is that of a mother and child. Care giving is probably most immediately understood in the context of personal relationships where one person has greater needs for support ... More


Attachment Theory as a Framework for a Positive Psychology of Love

Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shaver

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

According to attachment theory, the availability of caring, supportive relationship partners and the resulting sense of attachment security are crucial for the formation and maintenance of mutually ... More


Promises, Agreements, and Contracts

James Penner

in Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713012
eISBN:
9780191781414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713012.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

Whilst everyone agrees that contractual obligations are voluntarily undertaken, agreements, not (as traditionally claimed) promises are the form of voluntarily undertaken obligations that underlie ... More


Positive Psychology of Love

M. Hojjat and Duncan Cramer (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This edited volume provides a clear and up-to-date summary of the most relevant research which suggests how we can have more fulfilling close and intimate relationships and how these relationships ... More


The things girls shouldn’t see: Relocating the penis in sex education in Hong Kong

in Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This article reports on how young women in Hong Kong relate to the penis. A total of nine focus group interviews were conducted at the University of Hong Kong to enable participants to reflect on and ... More


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