The social organization of disease : emotions and civic action / Jochen Kleres
- Kleres, Jochen
- Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.
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- Physical Description:
- xiv, 219 pages ; 25 cm.
- Routledge advances in sociology ; 224
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- Conceptual problems -- Theoretical problems -- Theories of volunteerism -- Advances: theories of social movements -- Conceptual problems revisited: empowering distinctions -- A Framework -- Structure of the book: on studying disbanded AIDS organizations -- 2.Towards a political sociology of AIDS service organizations -- A First Premise: The Social Construction of AIDS -- The (non-)emergence of AIDS organizations -- A Second Premise: The Evolution of Public Health -- Queer corporatism -- Professionalization and its discontents -- Power in the field: the field of AIDS organizing -- AIDS service organizations as political and discursive agents -- Conclusion: AIDS service organizations as a form of power -- 3.AIDS organizations in Germany -- Parallels: a brief note on the AIDS discourse in Germany -- The role of identity: the emergence of AIDS relief organizations -- The power of discourse: the evolution of AIDS policies in Germany -- The stakes of AIDS organizing and of its political inclusion -- The evolution and transformation of AIDS relief -- The normalization of AIDS -- Differences---the German case in contrast -- Conclusion -- 4.Making sense of neo-corporatism and neo-institutionalism -- Neo-corporatism---principle considerations -- The rationalist premises of neo-corporatism -- Neo-institutionalism -- Key assumptions of neo-institutionalism -- Neo-institutionalism and social change -- The sensemaking approach -- Sensemaking: the process of organizing -- Seven characteristics and some sources of sensemaking -- Conclusion -- 5.Sensemaking, narrative analysis and emotions -- Narrative methodology and analysis -- Convergences: sensemaking and narrative analysis -- Emotions and narrative analysis -- The narrativity of emotions -- Towards narrative emotion analysis -- Other linguistic manifestations of emotions -- A Note on Realism in Narrative Interviewing -- Non-conscious emotions -- Sensemaking and emotions -- 6.Activists, volunteers and small town adversities -- Paul's activism: moral shocks in a climate of adversity -- Volunteerism: Sandra and Claudia -- Volunteerism vs. activism -- Conclusion -- 7.AIDS politics between compassion and pity -- Peter: volunteerism, political inclusion and self-confidence -- Alfons: pity and avoiding narration -- Conclusion -- 8.Cuddly easterners, professionalism and the west -- Professionalization as a tragedy of activism: Adam -- Professionalism: Erwin -- Solidarity and communal organizing: Benjamin -- Conclusion -- 9.Professionalism and the limits of marantic activism -- Medical professionalism: Sarah -- Professional volunteerism: Onur -- Hybrid activism: Anil -- Conclusion -- 10.Conclusion: the meaningful, emotional and powered nature of nonprofits -- A Different Take on Nonprofits -- Three modes of civic action -- Modes of civic action, narrativity and sensemaking -- Hybridity and interrelatedness -- Contexts and conditions -- Modes of civic action and civic organizations -- Demise -- Coda.
- 9781138898042 hardcover and 113889804X hardcover
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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