By Warren D. TenHouten

ISBN-10: 1138777706

ISBN-13: 9781138777705

Alienation has goal, social-structural determinants, but is skilled subjectively as a mental kingdom concerning either emotion and cognition. half I considers conceptualizations of alienation and have an effect on in old context, emphasizing Rousseau, Hegel, Marx, Simmel, and Weber. half II develops a idea of the affective bases of Seeman’s unique 5 kinds of alienation – normlessness, meaninglessness, self-estrangement, cultural estrangement, and powerlessness. The publication argues that either normlessness and cultural estrangement occur in designated kinds and contain designated feelings. hence it develops the affective bases of 7 particular types of alienation. This paintings synthesizes classical and modern alienation conception and the sociology of feelings. It contributes to political sociology, and reveals software in social psychiatry and comparable wellbeing and fitness and social-service fields that deal with traumatized and hugely alienated individuals.

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