Jenny van Hooff
Jenny van Hooff is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Met and Co-Lead of the Contemporary Intimacies, Genders & Sexualities Research Group. Her research interests focus on intimacies in various relationships and settings. Her work seeks to critically interrogate heteronormative frameworks and explore the diverse relationships and encounters that go beyond what is traditionally understood by ‘family sociology’. She has published on couple relationships, sexual practices, infidelity, dating apps, friendship and sex work, and is the author of Modern Couples: Continuity and Change in Heterosexual Relationships.
Most relevant activities
- van Hooff, J & Morris, S P (2020) ‘Sexual wellbeing and social class in Britain: an analysis of nationally representative survey data’, Sociological Research Online, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1360780420925489
- Aeby, G & van Hooff, J (2019) ‘Who gets custody of the friends? Online narratives of dealing with changes in friendship networks following relationship breakdown’, Families, Relationships and Societies, 8 (3), pp. 411-426 https://doi.org/10.1332/204674318X15271464535444
- van Hooff, J. (2017) ‘An everyday affair: Deciphering the sociological significance of women’s attitudes towards infidelity’, The Sociological Review, 65(4), pp. 850-864. · van Hooff, J. (2015) ‘Desires, expectations and the sexual practices of married and cohabiting heterosexual women’, Sociological Research Online, 20 (4) 4
- van Hooff, J (2013) Modern Couples? Continuity and change in heterosexual relationships, Ashgate Publishing, ISBN 978-1-4094-3913-4 https://www.routledge.com/Modern-Couples-Continuity-and-Change-in-Heterosexual-Relationships-1st/Hooff/p/book/9781409439134