As a reference that contains original and innovative research on the sociology of emotion, this book will not only appeal to sociologists but also to scholars of psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, history, social work, and business/management. With contributions from experts in the field, this text examines the role and influence of emotion in everyday social circumstances. It poses clear questions and presents the contemporary theoretical developments and empirical research linking social structure and emotion.
Comparable books are narrowly focused and less comprehensive, the breadth and depth of this new work is unmatched.
*Explores the roles played by emotion in social arrangements (i.e., the power of emotions in psychology, finance, economics, etc...)
*Poses clear questions and presents the newest theoretical developments and empirical research linking social structure and emotion
*Contributions from experts in the field