A general theory of emotions and social life / Warren D. TenHouten
- TenHouten, Warren D.
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Introduction -- From Darwin to psychoevolutionary theories of primary and secondary emotions -- The four pairs of opposite primary emotions : acceptance and disgust, joy and sadness, anger and fear, anticipation and surprise -- Secondary emotions : the four pairs of opposite primary dyads : love and misery, pride and embarrassment, aggressiveness and alarm, curiosity and cynicism -- Secondary emotions, continued : the four pairs of half-opposite secondary dyads : dominance and submissiveness, optimism and pessimism, delight and disappointment, repugnance and contempt -- Secondary emotions, continued : the eight tertiary dyads : resourcefulness and shock, morbidness and resignation, sullenness and guilt, anxiety and outrage -- Secondary emotions, continued : the four antithetical, quaternary dyads : ambivalence, catharsis, frozenness, confusion -- The sociorelational approach to the emotions : four elementary forms of sociality -- Affect-spectrum theory : the emotions of rationality and of intimacy -- Affect-spectrum theory, continued : the emotions linking informal community and formal society; a typology of four character structures -- Social identity and social control : pride and embarrassment, pridefulness and shame -- Socialization and the emotions : from alexithymia to symbolic elaboration and creativity -- The development of tertiary emotions : jealousy, envy, ambition, confidence, and hope -- Emotions, violence, and the self -- A partial empirical test of affect-spectrum theory.
- 0415363101 (hbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -294) and indexes.
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