For the most recent entries in this area, please see Andrew
Fiore's online dating research website.
Papers and Chapters
- Ahuvia, A. C., & M. B. Adelman. "Formal Intermediaries in the Marriage Market: A Typology and Review." In Journal of Marriage and the Family, Vol. 54, No. 2 (May 1992), pp. 452-463.
- Baxter, L. A. "Trajectories of relationship disengagement." In Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 1 (1984), pp. 29-48.
- Belk, R. W., & G. S. Coon. "Gift Giving as Agapic Love: An Alternative to the Exchange Paradigm Based on Dating Experiences." In The Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Dec. 1993), pp. 393-417.
- Bolig, R., Stein, P. J., & P. C. Mckenry. "The Self-Advertisement Approach to Dating: Male-Female Differences." In Family Relations, Vol. 33, No. 4 (Oct. 1984), pp. 587-592.
- Buss, D. M., & M. Barnes. "Preferences in human mate selection." In Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 50 (1986), pp. 559-570.
- Davis, A. "Age Differences in Dating and Marriage: Reproductive Strategies or Social Preferences?" In Current Anthropology, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jun. 1998), pp. 374-380.
- Frank, R. Chapter 10: Love. Passions within reason. New York: WW Norton, 1988.
- Hess, N. C., & E. H. Hagen. "Informational warfare."
- Marmaros, D., & B. Sacerdote. "How Friendships Form." September 2003.
- McKenna, K., Green, S., & M. Gleason. "Relationship Formation on the Internet: What's the Big Attraction?" In J. of Social Issues, Vol. 58, No. 1 (2002), pp. 9-31.
- Shibazaki, K. & Brennan, K. A. "When birds of different feathers flock together: A preliminary comparison of intraethnic and inter-ethnic dating relationships." In Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 15 (1998), pp. 248-256.
In the Popular Press
- Hansell, Saul. "Getting to Know Me, Getting to Know All About Me: Web Personality Tests." In The New York Times, 8 March 2004.
- Harmon, Amy. "Online Dating Sheds Its Stigma as Losers.com." In The New York Times, 29 June 2003.
- Keenan, Catherine. "Love in the personals." In The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 January 2004.
- Mulrine, Anna. "Love.com." In U.S. News & World Report, 29 September 2003.
- Naraine, Ryan. "Online Personals: Big Profits, Intense Competition." In Internet Advertising Report, 27 June 2003.
- Straus, Tamara. "Amour Online: Darwin Wouldn't Have Been Surprised." On AlterNet, 14 January 2002.
- Zernike, Kate. "Just Saying No To the Dating Industry." In The New York Times, 30 November 2003.
Web Sites and Blogs
last updated 9 January 2004