Title

Emotion, Agency, and the Social Production of Affect. A Research Note

Document Type

Article

Abstract

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.

Disciplines

Inequality and Stratification | Social Psychology | Social Psychology and Interaction

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