Mapping Intimacies

Relations, Exchanges, Affects

  • Tam Sanger
  • Yvette Taylor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Tam Sanger, Yvette Taylor
      Pages 1-12
  3. Embodied Exchanges: Choice, Risk, Value

  4. (Dis)ordering Relations: Violence, Violation, Volition

  5. Intimacies: Affective Proximities and Distances

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 248-257

About this book


This collection explores sexualities, families, caring practices, and the ways in which people practice intimacy in an ever-changing social and political landscape. Authors map desires, struggles and reconfigurations, thereby broadening current understandings of what contemporary intimate life looks like.


identity Partner women

Editors and affiliations

  • Tam Sanger
    • 1
  • Yvette Taylor
    • 2
  1. 1.Independent academicUK
  2. 2.London South Bank UniversityUK

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