Between friends:making emotions intersubjectively

Cronin, Anne (2014) Between friends:making emotions intersubjectively. Emotion, Space and Society, 10. pp. 71-78. ISSN 1755-4586

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Abstract

Analysing qualitative interview material from a project on friendship and spatiality, this article examines the relationship between friendship, emotions and context. In the project's data the workplace emerged as a key site in which people meet new friends and practice friendships. Using the workplace as a case study, the article analyses how context can shape friendships, how emotions are woven throughout the very constitution of friendships, and how friendships can impact upon people's emotional experience of workplaces. Further, I analyse how emotions are actively generated between friends. In this understanding, emotions are not pre-existing states that are located in individuals; rather, emotions are created intersubjectively between friends and in specific contexts.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Emotion, Space and Society
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63093
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Deposited On:
22 Mar 2013 11:12
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Yes
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Published
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26 May 2020 03:04