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Sentimental Citizen Emotion in Democratic Politics

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ISBN-10: 0271022124

ISBN-13: 9780271022123

Edition: 2002

Authors: George E. Marcus

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Marcus advances the provocative claim that the tradition in democratic theory of treating emotion and reason as hostile opposites is misguided. He argues that sentimental citizens are the only citizens capable of exercising political judgement.
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 7/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

George E. Marcus is professor of political science at Williams College.

Preface
Introduction
Emotion Conventionally Understood
The Requirements of Citizenship
Becoming Reacquainted with Emotion
The Uses of Habit and Enthusiasm
The Uses of Anxiety
The Dangers of Loathing
The Sentimental Citizen
Bibliography
Index