Our Emotions and Culture

Our Emotions and Culture

How Modern Life Changes Us

By E Doyle McCarthy

Anthem Studies in the Political Sociology of Democracy

In the current global social landscape, emotions have become important in people’s lives. Doyle McCarthy, in Culture and Our Emotions, explains in highly accessible terms how this came about and how our lives have been changed in the process.

Hardback, 250 Pages


December 2024

£80.00, $110.00

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Doyle McCarthy is professor emerita of sociology and American studies at Fordham University, New York. Her areas of research and writing include social theories of modernity, sociology of knowledge and emotion studies.


Anthem Studies in the Political Sociology of Democracy

Table of Contents

Introduction; 2. What Are Emotional Cultures? 3. Identity and Authenticity Today: Our Pursuit of an Authentic Life.


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