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Social Structure and Personality
Social structure and personality (SSP) research is concerned with the relationship between macro-social systems or processes and individual feelings, attitudes, and behaviors. It is considered a
Reciprocal Emotion Management
Using qualitative evidence, the concept of reciprocal emotion management is introduced and the role it plays in the reproduction of status inequality in the workplace is illustrated. Reciprocal
Multiracial Self-Identification and Adolescent Outcomes: A Social Psychological Approach to the Marginal Man Theory
Recent public health research has consistently reported that self-identified multiracial adolescents tend to display more problem behaviors and psychological difficulties than monoracial adolescents.
Emotion Management: Sociological Insight into What, How, Why, and to What End?
In recounting some of the key sociological insights offered by over 30 years of research on emotion management, or emotion regulation, we orient our discussion around sociological answers to the
Equity, Emotion, and Household Division of Labor Response
Building upon insights generated by social psychological scholarship on equity, emotions, and identity, we use the General Social Survey (1996) Modules on Emotion and Gender and the National Survey
Sociological Realms of Emotional Experience1
The authors examine self‐reported emotional experiences of individuals in a large probability sample of Americans, using two theories in the sociology of emotions as lenses to apprehend social order
Sex, Anger and Depression
A social problem that has preoccupied sociologists of gender and mental health is the higher rate of depression found among women. Although a number of hypotheses about this health disparity between
Identity and Illness
Over the last several decades, sociological interest in and research on the relationship between illness and identity has flourished. Unlike disease, which refers primarily to physical pathology,