All About Love

New Visions

All About Love (Paperback, 2001, Harper Paperbacks)

Paperback, 239 pages

English language

Published Jan. 9, 2001 by Harper Paperbacks.

ISBN:
9780060959470
OCLC Number:
45955184

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All About Love: New Visions is a book by bell hooks published in 2000 that discusses aspects of love in modern society. Hooks combines personal anecdotes as well as psychological and philosophical ideas to develop and strengthen her argument. She focuses on romantic love and believes that in American culture men have been socialized to mistrust the value and power of love while women have been socialized to be loving in most situations – even when their need to receive love goes unmet.

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Subjects

  • Psychology
  • Love
  • Self-Help
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Love & Romance
  • Popular Culture - General
  • General
  • Feminist ethics