Romancing the Honeymoon: Consummating Marriage in Modern Society

Romancing the Honeymoon: Consummating Marriage in Modern Society

by Kris Bulcroft, Linda E. Smeins, Richard Bulcroft
     
 

ISBN-10: 076190803X

ISBN-13: 9780761908036

Pub. Date: 06/04/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Revealing that the honeymoon is more a product of a socially constructed view of romantic love than of the relationship of the individuals concerned, this book takes a multidisciplinary perspective, presenting a discussion of the cultural significance of the honeymoon.

Overview

Revealing that the honeymoon is more a product of a socially constructed view of romantic love than of the relationship of the individuals concerned, this book takes a multidisciplinary perspective, presenting a discussion of the cultural significance of the honeymoon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761908036
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/04/1999
Series:
Understanding Families Series, #16
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Public or Private Expectations?
Changes in the Family and the Honeymoon
The History of the Honeymoon
The Myth of the Exotic
Searching for the Self in the Honeymoon
Honeymoon Itineraries
Theme Park Paradise
Great Expectations
Variations on the Theme
Romancing the Ritual

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