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Mind, Brains, and Society: Toward a Neurosociology of Emotions Vol: 5

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30 Sep 1999
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
368 pages - 156 x 234 x 20mm
Social Perspectives on Emotion


This series aims to illustrate how social organization and private, emotional experience are different phases of the social process. It shows the steps by which emotional experience is shaped by social structural process and how these processes are changed by individuals' emotional experience.
Introduction. Introduction: emergence, reduction, and levels of analysis in the neurosociological paradigm (T.S. Smith, D.D. Franks). Summaries of chapters (D.D. Franks, T.S. Smith). Theoretical Frameworks and Overview of Neurosociology. Explorations in neurosociological theory: from the spectrum of affect to time consciousness (W.D. Tenhouten). The neurology of emotion: implications for sociological theories of interpersonal behavior (J.H. Turner). The neurosociological role of emotions in early socialization: reasons, ethics, and morality (J.V. Tredway et al.). Some convergences and divergences between neuroscience and symbolic interaction (D.D. Franks). Consciousness and the potential for contributions from brain science to the sociology of emotion (W.M. Wentworth). Research in Brain Processes and Subconscious Influences on Social Interaction. The familiar and the strange: Hopfield network models for prototype-entrained attachment-mediated neurophysiology (T.S. Smith et al.). Navigating the sound stream of human social interaction (S.W. Gregory Jr.). Hyper compliance in charismatic groups (B.D. Zablocki). The biosociology of testosterone in men (A. Mazur, A. Booth). Arouser depreciation and the expansion of social inequality (M. Hammond).

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