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Re: [xmca] What Is the Ifaluk Ethno-theory of Emotions?
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For a quick read see, Lutz, C. (1979). Parental goals, ethnopsychology,
and the development of emotional meaning. Ethos, 246-262.
On Wed, March 2, 2011 9:17 am, Andrew Babson wrote:
> This comes from Catherine Lutz's 1988 book *Unnatural Emotions*. But more
> background would be needed to make sense of why he's using it here in this
> way, but one of the general ideas behind Lutz' book is that emotion should
> be viewed as more of a shared and sociocultural mode of experience than in
> individual one -- we should not assume shifting cultural labels for
> universal internal states.
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 12:20 AM, David Kellogg
>> I was reading Andre Vagan's "Towards a Sociocultural Perspective on
>> Identity Formation in Education" on the subway last night and I came
>> this, on p. 48:
>> "The meaning of these words cannot be fully grasped from an analysis of
>> words alone: The analyst must also come to an understanding of the
>> ethno-theory of emotions that underlies the words."
>> These words appear completely out of context. The previous sentence is
>> about the world of romance in colleges. The next sentences are about
>> students. The meaning of these words cannot, indeed, be fully grasped
>> the analysis of the words alone.
>> Perhaps some creative editing has occurred. But in any case, I am
>> intrigued. What is the Ifaluk ethno-theory of emotions?
>> David Kellogg
>> Seoul National University of Education
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