Language and the Politics of Emotion

Language and the Politics of Emotion

by Catherine A. Lutz
     
 

Emotions have long been a central concern in philosophy, psychological and sociological studies.See more details below

Overview

Emotions have long been a central concern in philosophy, psychological and sociological studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521388689
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2008
Series:
Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction: emotion, discourse, and the politics of everyday life Lila Abu-Lughod and Catherine A. Lutz; 2. Shifting politics in Bedouin love poetry Lila Abu-Lughod; 3. Moral discourse and the rhetoric of emotions Geoffrey M. White; 4. Engendered emotion: gender, power, and the rhetoric of emotional control in American discourse Catherine A. Lutz; 5. Topographies of the self: praise and emotion in Hindu India Arjun Appadurai; 6. Shared and solidarity sentiments: the discourse of friendship, play, and anger in Bhatgaon Donald Brenneis; 7. Registering affect: heteroglossia in the linguistic expression of emotion Judith T. Irvine; 8. Language in the discourse of the emotions Daniel V. Rosenberg; 9. Untouchability and the fear of death in a Tamil song Margaret Trawick; Index.

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