Relating Intimacies

Power and Resistance

  • Julie Seymour
  • Paul Bagguley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Relating Intimacies: Power and Resistance

    1. Julie Seymour, Paul Bagguley
      Pages 1-9
  3. Constructing and Reconstructing Intimate Relationships

  4. Regulating Intimacy: the Role of State Legislation in Intimate Relationships

  5. Power and Resistance in Intimate Relationships

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 290-299

About this book


Relating Intimacies contains papers presented at the 1997 British Sociological Association Conference which discuss contemporary research and theorizing with regard to intimate relationships. Researchers examine the development of new forms of intimate relationships, exploring their emotional and legal dimensions, the issues of parenting in a changing world and the tensions and negotiations which are managed by those in intimate relationships. This volume will be of interest to sociologists, social policy and gender studies students, social workers and legal students.


childhood children community Computer constitution emotion Familie gender gender studies Policy Sex social policy social work sociology work

Editors and affiliations

  • Julie Seymour
    • 1
  • Paul Bagguley
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Comparative and Applied Social Sciences (CASS)University of HullUK
  2. 2.Department of Sociology and Social PolicyUniversity of LeedsUK

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