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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2134: Emotions, the Body, and the Social

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Ahmed, Sara (2014) The Cultural Politics of Emotions, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Beatty, A (2019) Emotional Worlds Beyond an Anthropology of Emotions, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Barbalet, Jack (2002) Emotions and Sociology, Oxford: Blackwell

Burkitt, Ian (2014) Emotions and Social Relations, Los Angeles: Sage

Damasio, A (1995) Descartes Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain, London: Picador

Gregg & Seighworth (2010) The Affect Theory Reader, Durham: Duke University Press

James, William (1884) ‘What is an Emotion?’ Mind, 9:34

Katz, Jack (2002). How Emotions Work. Chicago: Chicago University Press

Matias, C E (2016) Feeling White Whiteness, Emotionality, and Education, Sense Publishers