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Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions / Edition 1
     

Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions / Edition 1

by Jan Stets, Jonathan H. Turner
 

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ISBN-10: 0387307133

ISBN-13: 9780387307138

Pub. Date: 08/08/2006

Publisher: Springer US

Since the 1970s, the study of emotions moved to the forefront of sociological analysis. This book brings the reader up to date on the theory and research that have proliferated in the analysis of human emotions. The first section of the book addresses the classification, the neurological underpinnings, and the effect of gender on emotions. The second reviews

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Since the 1970s, the study of emotions moved to the forefront of sociological analysis. This book brings the reader up to date on the theory and research that have proliferated in the analysis of human emotions. The first section of the book addresses the classification, the neurological underpinnings, and the effect of gender on emotions. The second reviews sociological theories of emotion. Section three covers theory and research on specific emotions: love, envy, empathy, anger, grief, etc. The final section shows how the study of emotions adds new insight into other subfields of sociology: the workplace, health, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387307138
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
08/08/2006
Series:
Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research Series
Edition description:
1st ed. 2006
Pages:
658
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Processes.- The Classification of Emotions.- The Neuroscience of Emotions.- Gender and Emotion.- Theories.- Power and Status and the Power-Status Theory of Emotions.- Cultural Theory and Emotions.- Ritual Theory.- Symbolic Interactionism, Inequality, and Emotions.- Affect Control Theory.- Identity Theory and Emotions.- Self Theory and Emotions.- Emotion-Based Self Theory.- Psychoanalytic Sociological Theories and Emotions.- Social Exchange Theory of Emotions.- Emotion in Justice Processes.- Expectation States Theory and Emotion.- Evolutionary Theory and Emotions.- Select Emotions.- Love.- Jealousy and Envy.- Empathy.- Sympathy.- Anger.- Grief.- Moral Emotions.- Emotions in Social Life.- Emotions in the Workplace.- Emotions and Health.- Emotions and Social Movements.

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