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Author Illouz, Eva, 1961-
Title Why love hurts : a sociological explanation / Eva Illouz.
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; Malden, M.A. : Polity Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  BF575.L8 I44 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 293 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-281) and index.
Contents The misery of love -- The great transformation of love or the emergence of marriage markets -- Commitment phobia and the new architecture of romantic choice (with Mattan Shackak) -- The demand for recognition: love and the vulnerability of the self -- Love, reason, irony -- From romantic fantasy to disappointment.
Subject Love -- Psychological aspects.
Love -- Social aspects.
ISBN 0745661521
OCLC number 760978465