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The Emotions of Protest$
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James M. Jasper

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226561646

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.001.0001

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Reflex Emotions

Reflex Emotions

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(p.34) 2: Reflex Emotions
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The Emotions of Protest
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James M. Jasper

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.003.0003

Reflex emotions relate us primarily to changes in our physical environment, and so they are usually quick to arise and to dissipate. Reflex emotions, especially fear and anger, have been taken as the paradigm of emotions in politics, with the effect that emotions have been understood as a source of irrationality. This is an exaggeration.

Keywords:   anger, fear, disgust, shame, humiliation, thrills, contagion

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