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From the Inside Flap 'Illouz creates a map of the intricate relationship between love and economics in American society. In an analytical style reminiscent of that of Daniel Bell in its scope and intellectual ambition, she argues that romantic love captures our minds and hearts by promising transgression through consumption of leisure and nature.'?Michelle Lamont, author of Money, Morals, and Manners Read more From the Back Cover 'Illouz creates a map of the intricate relationship between love and economics in American society. In an analytical style reminiscent of that of Daniel Bell in its scope and intellectual ambition, she argues that romantic love captures our minds and hearts by promising transgression through consumption of leisure and nature.'--Michelle Lamont, author of 'Money, Morals, and Manners Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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