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Love and intimacy in Anthony Giddens concept

GiddensThe sexual revolution happened several decades ago in the Western world and produced radical changes in the area of love, family and marriage. The famous British sociologist Anthony Giddens has developed the concept of the transformation of intimate relationships in his book “The Transformation of Intimacy. Sexuality, Love, and Eroticism in Modern Societies”.

Using the sociological research L. Rubin and A. Kinsey and M. Foucault’s philosophical treatise, the author shows how the close relationships from a social institution have been transforming to an individual’s tool of emotional fulfillment, and they are get riding of the norms and role prescriptions. Continue reading