Giving and Receiving

Social Justice in Close Relationships
  • Louise H. Kidder
  • Michele A. Fagan
  • Ellen S. Cohn
Part of the Critical Issues in Social Justice book series (CISJ)


Love and justice are an odd couple, the former presumably all emotional, the latter all rational. They are more closely tied, however, than romantic tradition lets on (e.g., Friedan, 1963). In this chapter, we examine the connecting links between justice in the calculable world of work and money and in the presumably incalculable world of love.


Intimate Relationship Procedural Justice Distributive Justice Lesbian Couple Individual Happiness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Louise H. Kidder
    • 1
  • Michele A. Fagan
    • 2
  • Ellen S. Cohn
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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