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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


Sexual Jealousy and Erôs in Euripides’ Medea

Ed Sanders

in Erôs in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605507
eISBN:
9780191745928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605507.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Recent research has argued that sexual jealousy did not exist in Classical Greece. However, modern psychological research into sexual jealousy demonstrates striking affinities to a wide variety of ... More


Othello's Jealousy

Millicent Bell

in Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092554
eISBN:
9780300127201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092554.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the chief subject of Othello—sexual jealousy. Most dramatic representations seize upon and emphasize the way this condition, like a fatal disease, grows on the hero and destroys ... More


Violence and cohabitation in the courts

Ginger S. Frost

in Living In Sin: Cohabiting As Husband and Wife in Nineteenth-century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077364
eISBN:
9781781700723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077364.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter concentrates on cases of violence within cohabiting families. It is shown that the motives for violence were sexual jealousy and money squabbles. Judges and coroners castigated violent ... More


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