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“Creeping” or just information seeking? Gender differences in partner monitoring in response to jealousy on Facebook

New media, such as Facebook, has implications for romantic relationships, including easing the ability to monitor a partner’s activities. Across two studies we demonstrate that in response to feelings of jealousy, women are more likely than men to monitor their partner’s activities on Facebook. In Study 1, participants were exposed to one of three experimental …

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“Memorialls for Mrs Affora”: Aphra Behn and the Restoration Intelligence World

This article explores the culture and conventions of restoration espionage, and Behn’s role within it. It seeks to position Behn’s role and correspondence in relation to both the practices of her male and female contemporaries, and the textual aesthetics that characterized correspondence related to espionage—both overt and clandestine—in the latter half of the seventeenth century. …

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“Hillary Clinton is the Only Man in the Obama Administration”: Dual Character, Concepts, Generics and Gender

This article tells about the remark in 2010 about Hilary Clinton as the “only man in the Obama administration.” It states that the speaker managed to derogate both the male members of the administration by deeming them not to be men, and Hillary Clinton by deeming her to be a man, and thus not really …

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