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Mixed Emotions
By Kay Milton

Mixed Emotions

Anthropological Studies of Feeling

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Mixed Emotions by Kay Milton

Book Description

Emotions are of increasing interest in all the human sciences. In the past two decades, a growing number of anthropologists have explored emotional dynamics in a variety of geographic and cultural settings, and have developed various, at times conflicting, theories of emotion. This book fills a major gap by providing a concise introduction to the anthropology of emotions that outlines some of the major themes and controversies. Drawing on fieldwork undertaken in Europe, Japan and Melanesia, the authors explore how consciousness, memory, identity and politics are intimately related to emotional processes. A broad range of case studies covers such topics as how fear is managed in Belfast, how Spanish gypsies grieve and why Japanese tourists are drawn to monkey parks. This book will be of interest to anyone seeking to understand the formative impact emotions have on culture and society in an increasingly globalized world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845200794
ISBN-10: 1845200799
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Mixed Emotions by Kay Milton Mixed Emotions, Hardback (June 2005)

Drawing on fieldwork undertaken in Europe, Japan and Melanesia, the authors explore how consciousness, memory, identity and politics are intimately related to emotional processes. A broad range of case studies covers such topics as how fear is managed in Belfast, how Spanish gypsies grieve and why Japanese tourists are drawn to monkeys.

Loving Nature by Kay Milton Loving Nature, Paperback (January 2002)

In Loving Nature Kay Milton considers why some people in western societies grow up to be nature lovers, while others seem indifferent or intent on destroying these things.

Environmentalism and Cultural Theory by Kay Milton Environmentalism and Cultural Theory, Hardback (September 1996)

This book shows how an understanding of culture can throw light on the way environmental issues are percieved and interpreted, both by local communities and within the global arena.

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Author Biography - Kay Milton

Kay Milton is Head of the School of Anthropological Studies, Queens University Belfast. Maruska Svasek is a researcher in the School of Anthropological Studies, Queens University Belfast.

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