Emotion, Agency, and the Social Production of Affect. A Research Note
This is an attempt to find an order in the emotionally-charged narrative schemes that Western culture offers to people variously situated in social structure and struggling to make sense of their affective life. The assumption is that we interpret and label our emotions according to our station in life, agency status, and bio- socially framed temperament.
Affect (Psychology); Emotions; Emotions--Sociological aspects; Social classes
Inequality and Stratification | Social Psychology | Social Psychology and Interaction
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Shalin, D. N.
Emotion, Agency, and the Social Production of Affect. A Research Note.
Newsletter of the Sociology of Emotion Section of the American Sociological Association, 15(3),