By Benjamin Lamb-Books
This e-book is an unique program of rhetoric and moral-emotions idea to the sociology of social activities. It promotes a brand new interdisciplinary imaginative and prescient of what social hobbies are, why they exist, and the way they achieve reaching 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 booklet revolves round the subject of anger as a distinct ethical emotion that may be made to play an important motivational and generative capabilities in protest. The chapters increase a brand new conception 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