By Benjamin Lamb-Books
This publication is an unique program of rhetoric and moral-emotions concept to the sociology of social hobbies. It promotes a brand new interdisciplinary imaginative and prescient of what social routine are, why they exist, and the way they achieve achieving momentum through the years. Deepening the affective size of cultural sociology, this paintings attracts upon the social psychology of human emotion and interpersonal verbal exchange. particularly, the ebook revolves round the subject of anger as a special ethical emotion that may be made to play the most important motivational and generative features in protest. The chapters increase a brand new idea of the emotional strength of protest rhetoric, together with how abolitionist performances of heterodoxic racial and gender prestige imaginaries contributed to the escalation of the ‘sectional clash’ over American slavery.
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Angry Abolitionists and the Rhetoric of Slavery: Moral Emotions in Social Movements (Cultural Sociology) by Benjamin Lamb-Books