Butler 1 Kayla Butler 203-706-009 Section 1A February 13, 2012 Beatlemania: An Emotional and Cultural Phenomenon "Beatlemania, in most accounts, stands isolated in history as a mere craze-quirky and hard to explain" (Ehrenreich, p. 11). "In its intensity,
Kayla Butler 203-706-009 Section 1A February 22, 2012 The World of Integrated Imagination Hello. My name is Jeremii. I live in the World of Integrated Imagination, or Wii, as you probably know it. But I am here to tell you some things you probably don't k
Lecture 1: What is Sociological about emotions?
-Why Does Facebook have a Like button but not a Dislike button?
Emotions and social context
Used to thinking of emotions and feelings as internal
Sociology of emotions: focus on social contexts where it is m
Week 2: Introduction: Why Study Emotions? Conducting Sociological Research on
Emotions + Theoretical Grounding: Symbolic Interactionism and Self
Goleman, D. (2005). Introduction; Chapters 1, 3, & 6; Appendix Z. Emotional Intelligence:
Why It Can Matter
Emotion in Socio-Historical Context
Solomon, A. (2001). Populations, Addiction, Suicide, History, Poverty, & Politics.
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression (pp. 173-400).
1. Depressions are contextual and must be interpreted within the contexts in wh
Discussion Section Questions
The Phenomenology of Emotions Emotional Hijacking, Personal Responsibility, and
Displacement of Self
Goleman, D. (2005). Anatomy of an Emotional Hijacking, Know Thyself, Passions Slaves,
& Appendix B. Emotional
Week 3: Emotions as a Socio-Cultural Construct
1. In chapter 3, Lutz suggests that the American view of emotions is simultaneously good and
bad. What does she mean by this?
Good = they are the opposite of estrangement in a social worl
Sociology of Emotions Midterm
1. Emotions vs. feeling: these are both related.
What are emotions?
Any agitation or disturbance of mind. Goleman states that emotions are feelings and
distinctive thoughts; psychological, biological, and sociological.