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By Warren D. TenHouten

ISBN-10: 0415363101

ISBN-13: 9780415363105

ISBN-10: 0415482720

ISBN-13: 9780415482721

Founded upon the psychoevolutionary theories of Darwin, Plutchik and Izard, a basic socioevolutionary thought of the feelings - affect-spectrum thought - classifies a large spectrum of the sentiments and analyzes them at the sociological, mental and neurobiological levels.

This neurocognitive sociology of the feelings supersedes the main theoretical views built within the sociology of feelings by means of displaying basic feelings to be adaptive reactions to basic difficulties of lifestyles that have advanced into effortless social relationships and that may are expecting occurrences of the full spectrum of fundamental, complicated secondary, and tertiary emotions.

Written by means of major social theorist Warren D. TenHouten, this publication offers an encyclopaedic class of the sentiments, describing forty-six feelings intimately, and proposing a common multilevel concept of feelings and social lifestyles. The scope of insurance of this key paintings is extremely topical and entire, and comprises the improvement of feelings in youth, symbolic elaboration of complicated feelings, feelings administration, violence, and cultural and gender transformations. whereas basic feelings have basically outlined valences, this idea exhibits that advanced feelings obey no algebraic legislation and that each one feelings have either inventive and damaging potentialities.


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