Gallois C. (1993) Prologue. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 12 3-12. doi:10.1177/0261927X93121001

Author Gallois C.
Title Prologue
Journal name Journal of Language and Social Psychology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1552-6526
Publication date 1993
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/0261927X93121001
Volume 12
Start page 3
End page 12
Total pages 10
Subject 3310 Linguistics and Language
1203 Design Practice and Management
3312 Sociology and Political Science
3207 Social Psychology
3304 Education
3314 Anthropology
Abstract This prologue to the special issue points to the diversity in research and theory on the communication of emotion and its relation to culture and to social power. Part of this diversity results from the fact that scholars work at different levels of analysis, concentrating on different aspects of emotion and its communication, and often paying little attention to the importance of other levels. In addition, there is not agreement on what counts as an emotion, on the concept of culture, or on the definition of display rules. Finally, the role of social status or power has been very infrequently invoked in studies of emotion and its communication. The articles in this issue present diverse perspectives of the impact of power and culture on the communication of emotion. They also highlight contentious issues in the study of emotion. At the same time, they serve to widen our understanding of this central area in social life.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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