The cultural politics of emotion

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Routledge, Aug 18, 2004 - Psychology - 224 pages
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InThe Cultural Politics of the Emotions, Sara Ahmed develops a new methodology for reading "the emotionality of texts." She offers analyses of the role of emotions in debates on international terrorism, asylum and migration, and reconciliation and reparation, and reflects on the role of emotions in feminist and queer politics. Of interest to readers in gender studies and cultural studies, the psychology and sociology of emotions, and phenomenology and psychoanalysis,The Cultural Politics of the Emotionsoffers new ways of thinking about our inner and our outer lives.

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Feel Your Way
1
The Contingency of Pain
20
The Organisation of Hate
42
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Sara Ahmed Lecturer in Women's Studies, University of Lancaster.
Claudia Castaneda Lecturer in Women's Studies, University of Lancaster.
Anne-Marie Fortier Lecturer in Sociology, University of Lancaster.
Mimi Sheller Lecturer in Sociology, University of Lancaster.

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