Category Archives: Anthropology

Similarities and differences of how we define romantic love: A cross-cultural analysis

Cross-Cultural Analysis of Models of Romantic Love Among U.S. Residents, Russians, and Lithuanians From Cross-Cultural Research This study examines how men and women define romantic love.  It uses surveys to find some commonalities and differences among residents in the US, … Continue reading

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Exploring the links between media and the changing memories of the 2005 London bombings

Special Issue: Remembering the 2005 London bombings: Media, memory, commemoration From Memory Studies This month marks the sixth anniversary of the ‘7/7’ bombings. The attack was unprecedented and was the deadliest act of terrorism the UK has suffered since the Lockerbie … Continue reading

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A tale of ‘shacking up’: forces affecting cohabitation

Shacking up: an autoethnographic tale of cohabitation From Qualitative Inquiry There is little doubt the landscape of family life has changed over recent decades. As divorce rates thrive and step families are far more common, family relationships may be more … Continue reading

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When a “home” becomes a “house”: care and caring in the flood recovery process

From Space and Culture             As Australia has become the latest victim of severe flooding, we are mindful of the potentially devastating consequences. This article looks back to the 2007 floods in North East England, to consider the care needs that are revealed, disrupted, … Continue reading

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