Love and Globalization by Padilla, Mark B.; Hirsch, Jennifer S.; Munoz-laboy, Miguel; Sember, Robert E.; Parker, Richard G., 9780826515841
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  • ISBN: 9780826515841 | 0826515843
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/30/2008

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Discussions of globalization usually focus on political, economic, and technological transformations, but fail to recognize how we experience these processes in our daily lives, including our most intimate acts and practices. In this volume, anthropologists and sociologists draw on long-term ethnographic research on love, gender, and sexuality in a broad range of regions to discuss how global forces shape marriage, commercial sex, the political economy of intimacy, and lesbian and gay expressions of companionship.The richly-textured ethnographies provoke a series of questions about emerging vocabularies for friendship and romance; the adoption of cultural forms from faraway places; the emergence of new desires, pleasures, and emotions that circulate as commodities in the global marketplace; and the ways economic processes shape public and private expressions of sexual intimacy.

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