Download e-book for kindle: Alienation and Affect (Routledge Advances in Sociology) by Warren D. TenHouten

By Warren D. TenHouten

ISBN-10: 1138777706

ISBN-13: 9781138777705

Alienation has target, social-structural determinants, but is skilled subjectively as a mental kingdom regarding either emotion and cognition. half I considers conceptualizations of alienation and have an effect on in old context, emphasizing Rousseau, Hegel, Marx, Simmel, and Weber. half II develops a conception of the affective bases of Seeman’s unique 5 forms of alienation – normlessness, meaninglessness, self-estrangement, cultural estrangement, and powerlessness. The booklet argues that either normlessness and cultural estrangement occur in certain varieties and contain distinctive feelings. hence it develops the affective bases of 7 special different types of alienation. This paintings synthesizes classical and modern alienation concept and the sociology of feelings. It contributes to political sociology, and reveals software in social psychiatry and comparable well-being and social-service fields that deal with traumatized and hugely alienated individuals.

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