Revealing that the honeymoon is more a product of a socially constructed view of romantic love than of the relationship of the individuals concerned, this book takes a multidisciplinary perspective, presenting a discussion of the cultural significance of the honeymoon.
Public or Private Expectations?
Changes in the Family and the Honeymoon
The History of the Honeymoon
The Myth of the Exotic
Searching for the Self in the Honeymoon
Theme Park Paradise
Variations on the Theme
Romancing the Ritual