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The Political Mindor 'How to Think Differently'$
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Kieran Laird

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780748623860

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623860.001.0001

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The Political Use of Emotion

The Political Use of Emotion

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The Political Mind

Kieran Laird

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter goes on to complicate the idea of thought further, as well as introducing the social element of thinking through discussion of affect and emotional regimes. It also examines the emotional regime instigated by consumer capitalism though the lens of Zygmunt Bauman's concept of unsicherheit.

Keywords:   emotional regimes, social element, consumer capitalism, Zygmunt Bauman, unsicherheit

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