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Emotion, Social Theory, and Social Structure: A Macrosociological Approach
Introduction 1. Emotion in social life and social theory 2. Emotion and rationality 3. Class and resentment 4. Action and confidence 5. Conformity and shame 6. Rights, resentment, and vengefulness 7.Expand
Boredom and social meaning.
  • J. Barbalet
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British journal of sociology
  • 1 December 1999
TLDR
Boredom emotionally registers an absence of meaning and leads the actor in question towards meaning, which is a factor that explains characteristic social practices, including risk taking and intergroup conflict. Expand
A characterization of trust, and its consequences
Trust is understood in terms of a) acceptance of dependency in b) the absence of information about the other’s reliability in order to c) create an outcome otherwise unavailable. The first of theseExpand
SOCIAL EMOTIONS: CONFIDENCE, TRUST AND LOYALTY
Confidence, trust and loyalty are three social emotions necessary respectively for the social processes of agency, cooperation and organization. In addition to the centrality of emotion in socialExpand
Emotions and sociology
1. Introduction: Why Emotions are Crucial: Jack Barbalet (University of Leicester). 2. Two Traditions in the Sociology of Emotions: Chris Shilling (University of Portsmouth). 3. Secure States:Expand
Emotions Beyond Regulation: Backgrounded Emotions in Science and Trust
Emotions are understood sociologically as experiences of involvement. Emotion regulation influences the type, incidence, and expression of emotions. Regulation occurs through physical processes priorExpand
Citizenship: Rights, Struggle and Class Inequality
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