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Talk of Love How Culture Matters

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ISBN-10: 0226786919

ISBN-13: 9780226786919

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ann Swidler

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Talk of love surrounds us, and romance is a constant concern of popular culture. Ann Swidler's work is an attempt to discover how people find and sustain real love in the midst of that talk, and how the culture of love shapes their expectations and behaviour.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Culture's Confusions: Who Wrote the Book of Love?
Finding Culture
Repertoires
How Culture Works: Love Stories
Examined and Unexamined Lives
Cultured Capacities and Strategies of Action
Settled and Unsettled Lives
Culture from the Outside in: Love and Marriage
Love and Marriage
Ties That Do Not Bind
Codes, Contexts, and Institutions
Conclusion: How Culture Matters
Methodological Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index