Examination of social constructions of love in society by analyzing normative enforcement through social institutions, e.g. religion, family, gender, sexuality, race, and class. Asking whom, where, and how we love allows critical consideration of the limits of agency and structural constraints on identity. Assessment of the political economy of love and how it shapes social dynamics from the interpersonal to global. Exploration of the potential for love as political praxis—an ontology of social relationality utilized to destabilize hierarchical power and systems of oppression. Theorization of love beyond individual emotionality and into communal relationality.