Authors: Stephen Lloyd Smith
Addresses: Centre for Research in Emotion Work and Employment Studies (CREWES), Brunel Business School, Brunel University, UB8 3PH, UK
Abstract: A conference on The Future of Feelings (13 June 2008) was one of many (and continuing) attempts by the organisers to encourage understanding of the emotional animation of sociality and action. This extensive introduction discusses what were the emotional markers existing when the delegates met to contemplate the future of feelings and what the contributors suggest might be our part in making and re-making the climate.
Keywords: feelings; emotion work; working with emotions; emotional labour.
International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion, 2009 Vol.3 No.2, pp.91 - 111
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