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People Seeking People: Craigslist, Online Dating, and Social Stigma

Jessa Lingel

in An Internet for the People: The Politics and Promise of craigslist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691188904
eISBN:
9780691199887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188904.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at what made craigslist personals distinctive from other online dating platforms, focusing on shifting norms around anonymity and a persistent social stigma. More than any other ... More


Between ageing and ageism: portrayals of online dating in later life in Canadian print media

Julia Rozanova, Mineko Wada, and Laura Hurd Clarke

in Ageing in Everyday Life: Materialities and Embodiments

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335917
eISBN:
9781447335955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335917.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines how Canadian print media portrays online dating in later life, based on data from 144 articles published between 2009 and 2011. Results indicate that online dating extends ... More


Online Dating Sites as Public Accommodations: Facilitating Racial Discrimination

Sonu Bedi

in Free Speech in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190883591
eISBN:
9780190883638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883591.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The internet is often thought of as the quintessential forum for the exercise of First Amendment rights. This characterization seems all the more apt for commercial online dating websites where ... More


The Business of Love and Sex: The History of Computer Matching from the “Happy Family Planning Service” to Tinder

Elaine Hatfield, Richard L. Rapson, and Jeanette Purvis

in What's Next in Love and Sex: Psychological and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190647162
eISBN:
9780190647193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190647162.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Any time a new form of communication appears—from the penny dreadfuls to Morse code and the telegraph, skywriting, the wireless radio, TV, or iPads and computers—men and women find creative ways to ... More


Uncertainty

Mark Regnerus

in The Future of Christian Marriage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190064938
eISBN:
9780190064969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064938.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Uncertainty characterizes the marriage market today, fostered by job insecurities that have accompanied global free-market economic expansion and the surge in options it produced. The new chronic ... More


Healthy Transitions to Family Formation

Erin Kramer Holmes, Geoffrey Brown, Kevin Shafer, and Nate Stoddard

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The chapter “Healthy Transitions to Family Formation” focuses on two features of family formation: preparing to build long-term partnerships and preparing to become parents. The chapter pays special ... More


Inspired by your wish list: How (not to) buy a new lawnmower

Péter Érdi

in Ranking: The Unwritten Rules of the Social Game We All Play

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190935467
eISBN:
9780190935498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935467.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The majority of our purchasing decisions are being influenced by the opinion of the Web. Recommendation systems use algorithms to suggest items for us to buy, and we are often better off if we follow ... More


Epilogue

Tyler Carrington

in Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917760
eISBN:
9780190917791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917760.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The epilogue, which opens by tracing the legacy of Frieda Kliem’s Berlin throughout the rest of the twentieth century, insists that we cannot understand this famous twilight of “old” Germany and its ... More


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