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  1. J. M. Barbalet (1999). William James' Theory of Emotions: Filling in the Picture. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 29 (3):251–266.
    The theory of emotion developed by William James has been subject to four criticisms. First, it is held that Jamesian emotion is without function, that it plays no role in cognition and behavior. Second, that James ignores the role of experience in emotion. Third, that James overstated the role of physical processes in emotion. Fourth, that James’ theory of emotion has been experimentally demonstrated to be false. A fifth point, less an explicit criticism than an assumption, holds that James has (...)
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  2. J. M. Barbalet (1995). Climates of Fear and Socio-Political Change. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 25 (1):15–33.
  3. J. M. Barbalet (1993). Confidence: Time and Emotion in the Sociology of Action. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 23 (3):229–247.
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  4. J. M. Barbalet (1992). A Macro Sociology of Emotion: Class Resentment. Sociological Theory 10 (2):150-163.
    Emotion inheres simultaneously in individuals and in the social structures and relationships in which individuals are embedded. Beginning with a critical examination of T.H. Marshall's account of class resentment, this paper considers the emotional patterns of resentment in class inequality, in trade cycle changes in costs and opportunities for income, and in class cultures. Arising from social relationships, emotion is the basis of action that subsequently affects the structure of social relationships. Thus emotion connects phases of social structure separated by (...)
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