Emotion: New Psychosocial Perspectives

Hardcover | October 15, 2009

EditorShelley Day-Sclater

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This book offers a uniquely psychosocial take on emotion, exploring the emotional undercurrents of everyday phenomena as diverse as war reporting, popular culture, advertising, education, criminality, public policy and motherhood. The book draws on sociology, psychology, cultural and media studies, and psychoanalysis.

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This book offers a uniquely psychosocial take on emotion, exploring the emotional undercurrents of everyday phenomena as diverse as war reporting, popular culture, advertising, education, criminality, public policy and motherhood. The book draws on sociology, psychology, cultural and media studies, and psychoanalysis.

SHELLEY DAY SCLATER is a freelance writer in the UK. Her areas of interest include psychosocial aspects of families and relationships, sociolegal studies of families, gender, self and identity, reproduction, the body, autonomy and narrative methodologies.   DAVID W. JONES is Principal Lecturer Psychosocial Studies, School of Social Sc...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.78 × 5.66 × 0.84 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230216854

ISBN - 13:9780230216853

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Table of Contents

PART I: A Psychosocial Approach to Emotion
Introduction;  S. Day Sclater, D. Jones, H. Price &--C. Yates
The Missing Dimension: Emotions in the Social Sciences; M. Rustin
Representation, Affect and the Theory of the Subject; A. Elliott
Winnicott; J. Mitchell
PART II: Emotions in the Public Sphere
Explosive Humiliation and News Media; B. Richards
Restless with love--full of demands: Demotic Celebrity, Popular Emotion and Affect in the Public Sphere; J. Evans
Masculinity, Flirtation and Political Communication in the UK; C. Yates
Count the beats of your heart not the fingers on your hand: The Emotionalization of Promotional Culture; H. Powell
PART III: Emotions in the Private Sphere
Thinking Psychosocially about Difference: Ethnicity, Community and Emotion-- S. Clarke
Panic and Perjury: A Psychosocial Exploration of Agency; W. Hollway &--T. Jefferson
Separation and Changing Identity in Becoming a Mother for White, Bangladeshi, African and African Caribbean Mothers; C. Urwin
Intimacies; J. Brown
PART IV: Practices, Interventions and Therapies
Be quiet and listen: Emotion, Public Policy and Social Totality; A. Cooper
Emotion and Contemporary Developments in Criminology-- L. Gelsthorpe
'Emotional Literacy' Promotion in Schools: A Psychosocial Perspective-- H. Price
Personality Disorder, Emotion and Criminal Responsibility; D. Jones
Between the Body and Social Trauma: Working with the Aftermath of Torture; N. Diamond
Conclusion: B. Richards