Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue Volunteers / Edition 1

Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue Volunteers / Edition 1

by Jennifer Lois
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0814751849

ISBN-13: 9780814751848

Pub. Date: 05/13/2012

Publisher: New York University Press

Jennifer Lois is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Western Washington University.

Overview

Jennifer Lois is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Western Washington University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814751848
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/13/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
233
Sales rank:
961,721
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents


Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Studying Peak Search and Rescue
2 Joining Up
3 Socializing Heroes
4 Dealing with Crisis: Rescuers’ Emotions
5 Dealing with Others in Crisis: Managing Victims’ and Families’ Emotions
6 Labeling Heroes: Letters from Survivors and Families
7 The Emotional Rewards of Rescue Work
8 Heroic Efforts
Notes
References
Index
About the Author

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