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Inside Sexual Relationships

Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

in Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743285
eISBN:
9780199894741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743285.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the dynamics of young adults’ sexual relationships, offering a clearer picture of how young Americans pick their sexual partners, how long those relationships ... More


Love and Sex

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on dating and sexual issues faced by emerging adults. The discussion starts with a look at the ways that emerging adults meet potential love partners, including the role that ... More


Money, Power, and Sex

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/9780691139364.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks at sexually tinged relationships. It builds on a two-dimensional classification of sexual relationships dependent on their duration (brief or durable) and their breadth (narrow or ... More


Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960

Kate Fisher

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267361
eISBN:
9780191708299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The early 20th century witnessed a revolution in contraceptive behaviour as the large Victorian family disappeared. This book offers a new perspective on the gender relations, sexual attitudes, and ... More


Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The lives of people from age eighteen to twenty-nine change dramatically but recently this has change has become more profound and a new stage of life has developed. Known as “emerging adulthood”, ... More


Feminist Sexual Futures

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This concluding chapter argues that the 1940s and 1950s gave rise to two alternative norms, both of which have exerted powerful historical influence in distinct ways. The first is ... More


What Are We Waiting For?

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter traces the rise of sexual autonomy among young American women. Beginning in the late nineteenth century, urbanization presented opportunities for many young women to pursue ... More


The Theory of Sex Markets

Stephen Ellingson, Edward O. Laumann, Anthony Paik, and Jenna Mahay

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explains why the choice of sex partner and the outcome of the resultant relationship are consistently patterned within and organized by particular communities, social networks, ... More


Sex and Sexual Relationships

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the love affair between Lu Xun and Xu Guangping, and their sexual relationships with others. The salient issue on which Lu Xun and Xu Guangping were most reticent was sex. Even ... More


Commitment, Jealousy, and the Quality of Life

Anthony Paik, Edward O. Laumann, and Martha Van Haitsma

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how sexual jealousy is an important consequence of today's sex markets and, specifically, how it is a perceived breach of the commitment between sex partners. Because cheating, ... More


‘A Soulless Toy for Tyrant's Lust?’: The Heroine as Passive Victim

Caroline Franklin

in Byron's Heroines

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112303
eISBN:
9780191670763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112303.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In Lord Byron's tales, the heroine has to choose between love and conformity. However, this chapter shows that Byron deconstructs the romantic love of man for woman as the uneasy conjunction of these ... More


Conclusion

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The conclusion intertwines a review of the book's principal themes and theoretical arguments with details of the author's own coming of age in a staunchly secular Turkish household in the 1960s and ... More


Marriage Defines the Parish Priest

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates the pervasiveness of clerical unions and the proclivity of parish priests to form de facto marriages with women. These were enduring unions in which clerics were fully ... More


May 2009: Where Fact Makes Law

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0040
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Written three years subsequent to the coming into force of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006, but before much in the way of case-law on the cohabitation provisions had developed in Scotland, this ... More


The (charmed) circle game: Reflections on sexual hierarchy through multiple sexual relationships

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/9789888139156.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The purpose of this study is to capture the lived experience of eight men and women with multiple partners in Hong Kong. By investigating their ways of coping with social and moral pressures, the ... More


Desire and Difference

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how tombois and femmes come to understand their sexual desires by focusing on their emerging sexuality during their youth and their relationships in the lesbian world. It ... More


Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores an official vision of love, sex, and marriage in contemporary Japan. A comprehensive body of evidence describes a society characterized by a presupposed absence of physical and ... More


The Sexual Politics of Race and Gender Mary Musgrove and the Georgia Trustees

Michele Gillespie

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Mary Musgrove, the adult daughter of a Tuckabachee Creek woman and a white Carolina trader, was insulted at her exclusion in a meeting at the Savannah. She was the progeny of an interracial sexual ... More


Living and loving beyond the boundaries of the heteronorm: personal relationships in the 21st century

Sasha Roseneil

in Families in society: Boundaries and relationships

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346438
eISBN:
9781447302292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346438.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter argues that it is the way in which the sociologies of families and relationships have continued to centre the family in their theorising that has led to limited understandings of the ... More


Love, Money, and HIV Prevention

Sanyu A. Mojola

in "Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In chapter 4, I show how intimate relationships and communities enable and motivate girls’ transformation into consuming women. The chapter examines how Luo youth characterize their relationships ... More


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