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The cultural politics of emotion

Author: Sara Ahmed
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press [2004]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines how emotions are crucial to politics.


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Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Ahmed
ISBN: 0748618465 9780748618460 0415972558 9780415972550
OCLC Number: 434069816
Description: VII, 224 p. 24 cm
Contents: Contents: The Cultural Politics of Emotion; Introduction:; Feel Your Way;; Chapter 1:; The Contingency of Pain; Chapter 2:; The Organisation of Hate; Chapter 3:; The Affective Politics of Fear; Chapter 4:; The Performativity of Disgust; Chapter 5:; Shame Before Others; Chapter 6:; In the Name of Love; Chapter 7:; Queer Feelings; Chapter 8:; Feminist Attachments; Conclusion:; Just Emotions.
Responsibility: Sara Ahmed.


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A timely and important intervention in the contemporary debates about feminist politics, embodiment, and emotion that changes our understanding of the role of emotion in political life. -- Ewa Read more...

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