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Jean-Claude Kaufmann - Love Online - 9780745651835 - V9780745651835
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Love Online

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Description for Love Online Hardback. The internet is changing the rules of the game of love. In a world where anything is possible, a potential date - whether it be a one-night stand or the start of a more lasting relationship - can be just a click away. Anyone looking for love online can throw off their inhibitions and can say what they have never dared to before. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: JHBK5; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 162 x 20. Weight in Grams: 406.
The internet is changing the rules of the game of love. In a world where anything is possible, a potential date - whether it be a one-night stand or the start of a more lasting relationship - can be just a click away. Anyone looking for love online can throw off their inhibitions and can say what they have never dared to before.

The internet revolution has ensured that online dating has now become both widespread and commonplace. Online users can buy into the consumerist illusion that they can choose a man or woman ... Read more

However, love cannot be reduced to such simple terms. The apparently risk-free world of online dating is at odds with love in real life, which has its own demands and expectations. You cannot introduce another person into your life and expect everything to remain the same. Human beings have a way of turning your life upside down.

In this compelling book, Jean-Claude Kaufmann navigates this new emotional world and explores the tensions between sex and love, instant gratification and enduring commitment.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
Number of Pages
200
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745651835
SKU
V9780745651835
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 15 to 20 working days
Ref
99-15

About Jean-Claude Kaufmann
Jean-Claude Kaufmann is Professor of Sociology at University of Paris V Sorbonne.

Reviews for Love Online
"Kaufmann suggests that we have to reverse out of the cul de sac of sex for sex's sake and recombine it with love once more to make our experiences less chilly but also less clouded by romantic illusions." —The Guardian "Demonstrates the inherent problems that many women still face when it comes to navigating romantic and sexual relationships, ... Read more

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