Emotion Work, Feeling Rules, and Social Structure

@article{Hochschild1979EmotionWF,
  title={Emotion Work, Feeling Rules, and Social Structure},
  author={A. Hochschild},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={1979},
  volume={85},
  pages={551 - 575}
}
  • A. Hochschild
  • Published 1979
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • This essay proposes an emotion-management perspective as a lens through which to inspect the self, interaction, and structure. Emotion, it is argued, can be and ofter is subject to acts of management. The individual often works on inducing or inhibiting feelings so as to render them "appropriate" to a situation. The emotion-management perspective draws on an interactive account of emotion. It differs from the dramaturgical perspective on the one hand and the psychoanalytic perspective on the… CONTINUE READING
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