expand sectionIntroduction

 collapse sectionChapter One  The Modernization of Friendship and Marriage
 Affective Individualism and the Family
 expand sectionThe History of Marriage Sentiment
 collapse sectionThe Fate of Friendship and Community
 The Rise and Decline of Romantic Friendship
 expand sectionChapter Two  Distinctive Values of Friendship
 expand sectionChapter Three  Close Friendship as an Institution
 expand sectionChapter Four  Friendship and Individuality
 expand sectionChapter Five  Women Friends and Marriage Work
 expand sectionChapter Six  Conclusion: Friendship and Community

 expand sectionNOTES
  Appendix A: Methods of Research
  Appendix B: Interview
 expand sectionIndex

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