Emotional States: Sites and Spaces of Affective Governance

Eleanor Jupp (Editor), Jessica Pykett (Editor), Fiona Smith (Editor)

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    Abstract

    What is the political allure, value and currency of emotions within contemporary cultures of governance? What does it mean to govern more humanely? Since the emergence of an emotional turn in human geography over the last decade, the notion that our emotions matter in understanding an array of social practices, spatial formations and aspects of everyday life is no longer seen as controversial. This book brings recent developments in emotional geography into dialogue with social policy concerns and contemporary issues of governance. It sets the intellectual scene for research into the geographical dimensions of the emotionalized states of the citizen, policy maker and public service worker, and highlights new research on the emotional forms of governance which now characterise public life.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherRoutledge
    Number of pages250
    ISBN (Electronic)9781315579252
    ISBN (Print)978147254058
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

    Keywords

    • emotional geographies
    • governance
    • Affect

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences

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    • Introduction: Governing with Feeling

      Pykett, J., Jupp, E. & Smith, F., 2017, Emotional states: sites and spaces of affective governance. Jupp, E., Pykett, J. & Smith, F. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 1-17 17 p.

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      Smith, F. M., Blazek, M., Brown, D. M. & van Blerk, L., 2016, Emotional States: Sites and Spaces of Affective Governance. Jupp, E., Pykett, J. & Smith, F. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 217-231 15 p.

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