Online Matchmaking

  • Monica T. Whitty
  • Andrea J. Baker
  • James A. Inman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Monica T. Whitty
      Pages 1-14
  3. Defining Online Matchmaking

  4. Presentation of Self to Attract Lovers

  5. Online Dating Progression to Face-to-face: Success or Failure?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Katelyn Y. A. McKenna
      Pages 112-124
  6. Darker Sides of Online Dating

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Brian H. Spitzberg, William R. Cupach
      Pages 127-146
    3. Robert A. Jerin, Beverly Dolinsky
      Pages 147-156
  7. Online Dating Sub-groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Monica T. Whitty
      Pages 197-201
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 202-209

About this book


Online Matchmaking examines the joys, fears, and disappointments of hooking up with people in cyberspace. Unlike many other books in the field, this collection includes studies by experts from a range of disciplines including Communications, Cultural Studies, Health, Journalism, Psychology, Rhetoric, and Sociology.


communication Cultural Studies cyberspace emotion Internet Online sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • Monica T. Whitty
    • 1
  • Andrea J. Baker
    • 2
  • James A. Inman
    • 3
  1. 1.Queen’s University BelfastNorthern IrelandUK
  2. 2.Ohio UniversityUSA
  3. 3.University of TennesseeUSA

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