Chapter 2. An Anthropology of Emotion

  1. Conerly Casey and
  2. Robert B. Edgerton
  1. Charles Lindholm

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch3

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

How to Cite

Lindholm, C. (2005) An Anthropology of Emotion, in A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change (eds C. Casey and R. B. Edgerton), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225973

Online ISBN: 9780470996409

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Keywords:

  • anthropology;
  • transference;
  • philosopher;
  • adam smith;
  • capitalism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anthropologists Avoided the Study of Emotion

  • The Philosophers of Emotion

  • Capitalism and the Transformation of Feeling

  • Scientific Theories of Emotion

  • The Search for Basic Emotions

  • Emotions as Cultural Constructions

  • Culture and Emotional Control

  • Feeling as Embodied Thought

  • A Dialectical View of Emotion and Culture

  • Culturally Specific Emotions

  • The Future of the Anthropology of Emotion