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Citizens without Frontiers - Monogamy in men

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First broadcast:
Wednesday 15 February 2012

Laurie Taylor considers why men 'cheat' in relationships. 78% of young male students have been unfaithful to their current partners according to the sociologist, Eric Anderson. He discusses men, monogamy and the reality of infidelity. They're joined by the sociologist, Lynn Jamieson. Also, the new politics of citizenship - Engin Isin, a Professor of politics at the Open University, explores the ways in which people embrace acts and causes which transcend national boundaries.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

  • Engin Isin

    Professor of Politics in Politics and International Studies (POLIS) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University

    Citizens without Frontiers
    Engin Isin Inaugural lecture for the Open University given on 7 February 2012

    Cities Without Citizens: Modernity of the City as a Corporation
    Publisher: Black Rose Books
    ISBN-10: 1895431263
    ISBN-13: 978-1895431261

    Being Political: Genealogies of Citizenship
    Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
    ISBN-10: 0816632723
    ISBN-13: 978-0816632725

    Find out more about Engin Isin
  • Eric Anderson

    Sociologist and Professor of Sports Studies at Winchester University

    The Monogamy Gap: Men, Love, and the Reality of Cheating
    Publisher: OUP USA
    ISBN-10: 0199777926
    ISBN-13: 978-0199777921

    Find out more about Eric Anderson
  • Lynn Jamieson

    Professor of Sociology, Families and Relationships and Head of Sociology at The University of Edinburgh
    and co-director of the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships,

    Intimacy: Personal Relationships in Modern Societies
    Publisher: Polity Press
    ISBN-10: 0745615740
    ISBN-13: 978-0745615745

    Researching Families and Relationships: Reflections on Process
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
    ISBN-10: 0230252443
    ISBN-13: 978-0230252448

    Find out more about Lynn Jamieson


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