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Love, coupledom and infidelity
by Laura Kipnis
About this EXP
Laura Kipnis, Professor of Radio-TV-Film at Northwestern University, talks about trends and norms that are “against love”.
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Key point 1
Economic factors are affecting marriage and coupledom, especially among younger generations. Many are turning to more alternative cohabiting arrangements.
Key point 2
Activism formerly focused on sexual freedom; however, younger people are more interested in activism regarding gender fluidity, as they consider sexual freedom a given.
Key point 3
Society has historically espoused coupledom for its socialising and disciplinary effects.
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