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The Sociology of Emotions
     

The Sociology of Emotions

by Jonathan H. Turner, Jan E. Stets
 

ISBN-10: 0521847451

ISBN-13: 9780521847452

Pub. Date: 03/14/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book reviews the theoretical and empirical work in the sociology of emotions, with appendices on relevant psychological theories as they intersect with sociological theories. After being grouped into several basic approaches: cultural, dramaturgical, interaction ritual, symbolic interactionist, exchange, stuctural, and biological, the theories that have

Overview

This book reviews the theoretical and empirical work in the sociology of emotions, with appendices on relevant psychological theories as they intersect with sociological theories. After being grouped into several basic approaches: cultural, dramaturgical, interaction ritual, symbolic interactionist, exchange, stuctural, and biological, the theories that have been developed within these diverse traditions are described. Summaries of Illustrative empirical work using the theory follow.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521847452
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/14/2005
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Conceptualizing emotions sociologically; 2. Dramaturgical and cultural theorizing on emotions; 3. Ritual theorizing on emotions; 4. Symbolic interactionist theorizing on emotions; 5. Symbolic interactionist theorizing on emotions with psychoanalytic elements; 6. Exchange theorizing on emotions; 7. Structural theorizing on emotions; 8. Evolutionary theorizing on emotions; 9. Prospects for a sociology of emotions.

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