The monogamy gap [electronic resource] : men, love, and the reality of cheating / Eric Anderson
- Anderson, Eric, 1968-
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (231 pages).
- Sexuality, identity, and society
- Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE Introduction -- 1.Overview of the Research -- 2.Developing a Critique of Monogamy -- 3.About the Study -- pt. TWO Men, Attraction, and Love -- 4.The Hardening and Softening of Men -- 5.The Science of Sexual Attraction -- 6.The Development of Romantic Relationships -- pt. THREE Monogamy and Its Discontents -- 7.Categorizing Monogamy Types -- 8.Monogamism -- 9.The Monogamy Gap -- 10.Costs of Monogamism -- 11.Jealousy -- 12.Liberation from Monogamous Missionary Sex -- pt. FOUR The Reality of Cheating -- 13.Prevalence of Cheating -- 14.Spontaneous Cheating -- 15.Cheating Out of Love -- 16.Consequences of Cheating -- 17.Counter Currents -- 18.Conclusions.
- 'The Monogamy Gap' is a groundbreaking volume that explains why men cheat. Drawing on a range of theories across academic disciplines, the book highlights the biological compulsion of the sexual urge, the social construction of the monogamous ideal, and the devastating chasm that lies between them.
- 9780199919062 (ebook)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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