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Shame and the Social Bond: A Sociological Theory*
Emotion has long been recognized in sociology as crucially important, but most references to it are generalized and vague. In this essay, I nominate shame, specifically, as the premier socialExpand
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Shame and conformity: The deference-emotion system.
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Blind Trust : Large Groups and Their Leaders in Times of Crisis and Terror
These four steps are implied in two of Dr. Volkan’s earlier books, The Need for Enemies (1988), and Bloodlines (1997). However, the new book provides a fifth element not explicit in the previousExpand
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Emotions, the Social Bond, and Human Reality: Part/Whole Analysis
Introduction Part I. Theory and Method: 1. Part/whole morphology: single case and comparative methods 2. The limits of literary analyses of texts Part II. Generating Theory: The Social Bond: 3.Expand
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Being Mentally Ill: A Sociological Theory.
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The Structure of Context: Deciphering Frame Analysis *
This article proposes that Goffman's Frame Analysis can be interpreted as a step toward unpacking the idea of context. His analysis implies a recursive model involving frames within frames. The keyExpand
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Being Mentally Ill
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Male Emotions/Relationships and Violence: A Case Study
In this article, a theory of the emotional/relational origins of male violence is outlined, and illustrated by episodes in Hitler's life. Drawing on earlier work on aggression and violence, it isExpand
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