Capitalist Profit and Intimate Life: A Cruel Couple

April 2014
Journal of Psychohistory;Spring2014, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p258
Academic Journal
The article discusses the effects of the U.S. capitalist economy on Americans' personal lives and psychological well-being during the late 20th and early 21st centuries. According to the authors, economic inequalities and capitalistic focus on accumulation have fostered social alienation among many Americans. Particular focus is given to changes in the relationships between men and women. Topics discussed include divorce, pornography, and straight men's reactions to social and economic change.


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