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The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Flight from Commitment

Authors: Ehrenreich, Barbara
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: SOC028000, SOC018000, SOC032000
ISBN: 9780307779045, Related ISBNs: 0307779041, 0385176155, 9780307779045, 9780385176156
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 224,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: From the bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed, an explanation of recent sexual culture and the loosening of marriage bonds in recent history.

"Finally someone is offering a new, utterly plausible explanation...of loosening marriage bonds. According to Barbara Ehrenreich...it is men who started walking off, in search of freedom from their stifling role of breadwinner/success-machine. The shock—and exhilaration—of this book comes from the recognition that here is a woman who has dared to look beyond the everyday assumptions about love and commitment to examine which bonds between men and women can endure and which may last forever.”--Vogue
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