The Heart Is Unknown Country: Love in the Changing Economy of Northeast Brazil

@inproceedings{Rebhun1999TheHI,
  title={The Heart Is Unknown Country: Love in the Changing Economy of Northeast Brazil},
  author={Linda-Anne Rebhun},
  year={1999}
}
This is a study of love, specifically of men's and women's emotional roles vis-a-vis one another in Northeast Brazil; of how people form conjugal relationships in this region; and of the impact of rapid socioeconomic change on courtship, marriage, cohabitation, and infidelity. Rapid urbanization and expansion of the cash economy have transformed the region in a few decades. Among the transformations are shifts in how people conduct courtship, form marriages, view the proprieties of sexual… CONTINUE READING

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