Émotions... Mobilisation !

Émotions... Mobilisation !

Emotions ... Mobilization !

Emotions are at the heart of mass mobilization: compassion for victims, anger in regard to tyrants, admiration of heros, enthusiasm for collective action, etc. The objective here is to analyze these "phenomena" which allow militants to sensitize the public to their cause. This work illuminates the overlap which inextricably interweaves our deepest convictions, emotional reactions and strategic calculations. Covering the cases of Italy, Morocco and Argentina, the author gives an equal amount of attention to the way in which national contexts weigh on emotional expression, in turn urging political action.

A Doctor of Political Science, Christophe Traïni is an Instructor at Institut d'études politiques d’Aix-en-Provence.

Christophe Traïni

Institut d'Études politiques d'Aix-en-Provence

Christophe Traïni is a professor of political science at the Institut d'études politiques d’Aix-en-Provence.


La Démocratie des émotions
The Democracy of emotions
Loïc Blondiaux, Christophe Traïni
The practices of representative democracy that are being developed around the world, in order to involve citizens in decision making, are privileged sites for the expression of emotions. This book demonstrates how emotions are highly standardised in these new spheres of democracy.

La musique en colère
The Sound of Anger
Christophe Traïni
When music becomes a weapon, a way to resist or to mobilize for a cause stirring emotions and affects.


La politique au fil de l'âge
Politics and age
Anne Muxel
Revolutionary at 20, conservative at 60: is there truth in this old adage? Do our political attitudes change as we age? This work gives light to the ties between age, generation, life cycle and our political lives.

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