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Intimacy and Power

The Dynamics of Personal Relationships in Modern Society

  • Derek Layder

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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  13. Back Matter
    Pages 180-190

About this book

Introduction

This book explores the nature of intimacy by revealing how the influence of individual, interpersonal and wider social factors create variations in self-disclosure, intimacy games and relationship habits. It describes how the dynamics of power and control in relationships give rise either to mutual satisfaction or to the unraveling of intimacy.

Keywords

dynamics emotion energy gender nature

Authors and affiliations

  • Derek Layder
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  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK

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