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
Introduction / Dawn T. Robinson, Jody Clay-Warner, Tiffani Everett -- pt. I. Status, power, emotion. Commentary / Lynn Smith-Lovin ; Humor and the effectiveness of diverse leaders / Michael J. Lovaglia ... [et al.] ; Social exchange and the maintenance of order in status-stratified systems / Shane R. Thye, Edward J. Lawler, Jeongkoo Yoon -- pt. II. Emotion and identity work. Commentary / Dawn T. Robinson ; Identity, social status, and emotion / Peter J. Burke ; A strategy for incorporating social intelligence in the design of virtual environments / Lisa Troyer ; Emotions on the job : supporting and threatening face in work organizations / Clare Francis, David R. Heise -- pt. III. Emotions in exchange relations. Commentary / James W. Balkwell ; The effect of perceived trustworthiness on affect in negotiated and reciprocal exchange / Alexandra Gerbasi, Karen S. Cook ; the structure of reciprocity and integrative bonds : the role of emotions / Linda D. Molm -- pt. IV. Justice and moral emotions. Commentary / Jody Clay-Warner ; It's not just what you feel : expressing emotional responses to the injustice of others / Karen A. Hegtvedt, Cathryn Johnson, Natasha M. Ganem ; the moral identity, status, moral emotions, and the normative order / Jan E. Stets ... [et al.] -- pt. V. Emotion labor. Commentary / Christopher D. Moore ; The context of care : reconsidering culture, structure, and the performance of emotional labor among registered nurses / Rebecca J. Erickson ; Status and emotional expression : the influence of "others" in hierarchical work settings / Kathryn J. Lively -- pt. VI. Social change. Commentary / Ellen M. Granberg ; Emotions and social structure : toward a general sociological theory / Jonathan H. Turner ; Emotion and inequality in maternity care : anguish and anger in prenatal services for the poor / Linda E. Francis, Candyce S. Berger, Karina Kim.
Published: 28th April 2011