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Showing papers in "Emotion, Space and Society in 2012"


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TL;DR: This paper explored the role and use of field diaries (as opposed to field notes based on observations) in relation to the often hidden struggles of fieldwork and argued that guilt, apprehension, fears and worries are legitimate, common and even useful experiences of field work.

167 citations


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TL;DR: Taylor as mentioned in this paper presents a wide-ranging work of interdisciplinary scholarship, drawing together diverse literary, cultural, and religious sources in order to trace the emergence and evolution of green and dark green religions in North America.

129 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors examine how touch works as a sense experienced through material engagement with the aquatic world for both physical and metaphorical effect, and draw upon work within the social sciences that has acknowledged the importance of an embodied engagement with environments that are seen as therapeutic or restorative for their ability to instil a sense of well-being and calm through a recentering of the self.

86 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors used concepts of emotion work and emotional labour to explore people's experiences of the long-term disaster recovery process, and showed that a focus on emotion work can lead to a more nuanced understanding of what recovery actually means and who is involved, leading to the identification of hidden vulnerabilities and a better understanding of the longer timescales involved in the process.

64 citations


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TL;DR: This paper used the notion of touch to understand further the production of heterosexual bodies and home spaces, arguing that the everyday geographies of heterosexual touch are an important constituent of homemaking.

43 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the role of embodied practices and emotions in marking, reproducing, and consolidating gentrification is explored through a personal reflection on the experience of yoga in Toronto, a city that is no stranger to gentrification.

42 citations


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TL;DR: Parkour is a physical discipline practised in public and semi-public spaces, most often in urban environments as mentioned in this paper, and it has the potential to make mundane environments visible as well as to reveal some of the aesthetic potential imbedded therein.

37 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the role of touch and feelings associated with touch for drag queens in Aotearoa New Zealand has been examined, and the co-construction of haptic geographies and sexualised subjectivities.

29 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors present an analysis of Climate Justice Fast, a campaign consisting of an international hunger strike against political in action on climate change, within the theoretical framework of political online activism and theories of affect.

29 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors examined how emotions may have impacted on the research process and how the research participants (researcher, affected people, and partners) constructed knowledge in crisis situations.

28 citations



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TL;DR: This paper explores the everyday ethics of the ð everyday narrative and ethics of research and academic practice and brings the author's own affective, embodied story into dialogue with the author of the published memoir of Alison ð Watt.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors make an argument for recognising empathy as a research reality and explore its presence in the two development research fieldwork sites of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Nicaragua in 2007 and 2008.

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Kathryn Pratt1
TL;DR: In this article, the intersection of practice and emotion in collective environmental work is explored, with the aim of advancing collective environmental politics, and a performative understanding of being-in-common is proposed.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the importance of "mess" in development research and in particular the emotional mess of research is explored through an exploration of my own research with a development education organization.


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors discuss how including, and stressing, emotions in research enables us to understand the experience of commuting as an everyday practice that has more meaning than a journey from A to B.



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Kate Hardy1
TL;DR: In this article, the authors argue that incorporating emotions into both analyses and methodologies can challenge orthodox constructions of subjects in development as rationalistic and atomistic actors, and demonstrate how affective ties based on these emotional hues produce space.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors describe their practices of field work to disrupt this ontology, and in so doing, what emerges is their deeply emotional engagement with this field, produced through the network of materialities and beings with whom they worked.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors argue that emotional engagement and spiritual engagement are implicitly connected and demonstrate how attention to emotional knowledge provides valuable insight within this area of research, inspired by the philosophic and psychoanalytic work of Luce Irigaray, and resonates with key concerns within participatory and community development.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors extend the analyses made by Foucault (1975) of the court documents of Pierre Riviere's trial and explore his conflicting thoughts and emotions that led to the murders.

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TL;DR: The authors argue that Czechs' personal memories of 1989 convey the feeling of having (in local terminology) "lived" through the revolution by highlighting its emotional and sensorial impact and locating the physical self within local, public spaces that were invested with novel political and personal meanings.

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TL;DR: The role of the body in the experience of the sublime has been explored in the work of as discussed by the authors, where they show that the reversibility between the body and the environment can be seen as an amplification of Merleau-Ponty's notion of wild being (l'etre sauvage).

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Joey Orr1
TL;DR: In this paper, the archived correspondence between two gay men, Jack Strouss and Bill Wilson, in Atlanta, Georgia (southeastern U.S.) in the 1950s is discussed.

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TL;DR: In this article, a collection of shared, embodied, memories of landscapes is used to explore the influence of the non-human spaces in which we have lived on our re-subjectification.

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TL;DR: Collective biography is a research strategy that works at the level of bodily and emotional knowledge and moves beyond individualized versions of the subject, towards subjects-in-process and subjects in-relation.

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TL;DR: In this article, an account of a doll-making workshop, held as part of a collaborative project at the University of Bristol in 2010, which explored a set of written texts contained in ‘I, Pierre Riviere, having slaughtered my mother, my sister, and my brother: A Case of Parricide in the 19th Century’, edited by Michel Foucault, is given.

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TL;DR: The authors analyzes the global proliferation of discourse about gay penguins in zoos and identifies a directional narrative logic of "gay penguin discourses" in which the ideal gay penguin comes out as gay, falls in love, follows natural desires to parent, and may marry as a reward.