Affect and Emotion

Affect and Emotion

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qAbsolutely essential reading for those wanting to understand the recent 'turn' to affect. Offering an extensive analysis of all the perspectives available, including the psycho, neuro, bio and social, Margie Wetherell treads a magisterial path through the radically different offerings, one that illuminates key ideas and will save the uninitiated wandering down many pointless avenues. A path-setting book.q - Professor Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths In recent years there has been a huge surge of interest in affect and emotion. Scholars want to discover how people are moved, and understand embodied social action, feelings and passions. How do social formations 'grab' people? How do roller coasters of contempt, patriotism, hate and euphoria power public life? A new social science understanding of affect and emotion is long overdue and Margaret Wetherell's voice is timely, providing a coherent and pragmatic text. It will be invaluable reading for those interested in this fascinating field across the social and behavioural sciences.affect templates are innate residues of archaic pasts, and that the a#39;colour wheel of affecta#39; falls into relatively discrete patterns (e.g. Ekman and Davidson, 1994, for reviews and discussions of basic emotions). Psychologists and neuroscientistsanbsp;...


Title:Affect and Emotion
Author: Margaret Wetherell
Publisher:SAGE - 2012-02-13
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