- The Politics of Passion

Reframing Affect and Emotion in Global Modernity




















The demise of the modern self-centred subject does not engender a waning but a politicisation of affect: The site of passion is now no longer the individual's interiority but the contact zone of intersubjective encounters. The public and political status of the emotions thus becomes apparent, making visible how affects are embedded in and shaped by discursive regimes. Neither spontaneous nor overdetermined, passion is therefore not the 'other' of reason but a deeply social energy that fuels political, cultural and everyday practices. The Politics of Passion combines theoretical reframings of affect and emotion in global modernity with analyses of concrete instances of politics of passion from above or from below. By including debates and struggles in Western, Asian and African contexts, the volume attends to the actual plurality of affective rationalities and politics beyond a Eurocentric framework.







 boeken - The Politics of Passion
ISBN 9783631601969
PAGINA’S 230
VERSCHENEN 21-03-2013
DRUK 1e druk
UITVOERING Harde kaft
TAAL Engels
UITGEVER Lang, Peter GmbH
Levertijd: ongeveer 4-6 werkdagen
45,95
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