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Passionate politics : emotions and social movements

Author: Jeff Goodwin; James M Jasper; Francesca Polletta
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001.
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With its look at the history of emotions in social thought, examination of the internal dynamics of protest groups, and exploration of the emotional dynamics that arise from interactions and conflicts among political factions and individuals, this volume looks at the role of emotions in politics generally.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Goodwin; James M Jasper; Francesca Polletta
ISBN: 0226303985 9780226303987 0226303993 9780226303994
OCLC Number: 45963048
Description: xii, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : why emotions matter / Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta --
Part 1: Theoretical perspectives --
Social movements and the focus of emotional attention / Randall Collins --
Putting emotions in their place / Craig Calhoun --
A structural approach to social movement emotions / Theodore Kemper --
The business of social movements / Frank Dobbin --
Part 2: Cultural contexts --
Emotions and political identity : mobilizing affection for the polity / Mabel Berezin --
A revolution of the soul : transformative experiences and immediate abolition / Michael P. Young --
Revenge of the shamed : the Christian right's emotional culture war / Arlene Stein --
Part 3: Recruitment and internal dynamics --
Rock the boat, don't rock the boat, baby : ambivalence and the emergence of militant AIDS activism / Deborah Gould --
The social structure of moral outrage in recruitment to the U.S. Central America peace movement / Sharon Erickson Nepstad and Christian Smith --
Fear, laughter, and collective power : the making of Solidarity at the Lenin shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, August 1980 / Colin Barker --
The felt politics of charity : serving "the ambassadors of God" and saving "the sinking classes" / Rebecca Anne Allahyari --
Animal rights and the politics of emotion : folk constructions of emotion in the animal rights movement / Julian McAllister Groves --
Part 4: The emotions of conflict --
Emotional strategies : the collective reconstruction and display of oppositional emotions in the movement against child sexual abuse / Nancy Whittier --
Finding emotion in social movement processes : Irish land movement metaphors and narratives / Anne Kane --
The emotional benefits of insurgency in El Salvador / Elisabeth Jean Wood --
Emotion work in high-risk social movements : managing fear in the U.S. and East German civil rights movements / Jeff Goodwin and Steven Pfaff --
Conclusion : second that emotion? Lessons from once-novel concepts in social movement research / Francesca Polletta and Edwin Amenta.
Responsibility: edited by Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta.
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