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Building relationships : online dating and the new logics of internet culture

Author: Dawn Shepherd
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Building Relationships uses an apparatus approach to media analysis in order to determine whether the synchronic logic of online dating is compatible with the historically diachronic logic of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shepherd, Dawn, 1971- author.
Building relationships
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016
(DLC) 2016005883
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn Shepherd
ISBN: 9781498508575 149850857X 9781498535830 1498535836
OCLC Number: 934238562
Description: v, 151 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Romantic matchmaking and the marriage apparatus --
Procedural rhetorical analysis of three online dating sites --
Online dating and the construction of subjects --
Online dating, biopower, and discourses of success --
Online dating, marriage, and family in control societies --
Postscript on technologies of matching --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Dawn Shepherd.
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Shepherd gives a careful theoretical treatment to the apparatus of digitally mediated matchmaking and its connections with traditional assumptions of love, romance, and the institution of marriage. Read more...

 
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