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The Political Use of Emotion

Kieran Laird

in The Political Mind

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2008 | ISBN: 9780748623860
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652808 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623860.003.0003
The Political Use of Emotion

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This chapter goes on to complicate the idea of thought further, as well as introducing the social element of thinking through discussion of affect and emotional regimes. It also examines the emotional regime instigated by consumer capitalism though the lens of Zygmunt Bauman's concept of unsicherheit.

Keywords: emotional regimes; social element; consumer capitalism; Zygmunt Bauman; unsicherheit

Chapter.  15912 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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