Distance Relationships

Intimacy and Emotions Amongst Academics and Their Partners in Dual-Locations

  • Mary¬†Holmes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Mary Holmes
    Pages 1-23
  3. Mary Holmes
    Pages 24-46
  4. Mary Holmes
    Pages 90-115
  5. Mary Holmes
    Pages 140-166
  6. Mary Holmes
    Pages 167-180
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 181-212

About this book


Drawing on interviews with UK couples in distance relationships, this book seeks to explain, evaluate and advance sociological debates about intimate life. It provides a rich and human perspective on how bodies, emotions and connections to others are key in maintaining intimate relationships.


Distance relationships intimacy emotions relationality LATs Symbolic Interactionism emotional reflexivity emotion interaction Partner

Authors and affiliations

  • Mary¬†Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK

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