[Place of publication not identified] : Springer Verlag, 2007.
x, 161 pages ; 24 cm
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Introduction LOYALTY AND THEORIES OF EMOTION. What is loyalty? The theorising of emotion Biological approaches to emotions theory Biocultural approaches to emotions theory The sociological theories of emotion The existentialist theory of emotions The implications of loyalty as an emotion. ELEMENTS OF LOYALTY. Notes on methodology The language of loyalty Emotion(al) discourse- gender, power and control Seeing loyalty Loyalty layers: an individual's multiple, competing loyalties Identity and loyalty Motivation to action Is it just a behaviour? FAMILY LOYALTY. Family loyalty- a primordial relationship? Blood is thicker than water Family-like loyalty Gang loyalty- 'a brotherhood' A soldier's loyalty Family the quintessential loyalty? NATIONAL LOYALTY. A loyal nation? Nation, identity and loyalty The war(s) around loyalties Conscripting loyalty Dual loyalties- the immigrant's conflict No, where do you really come from? McCarthyism- rampant national loyalty. SPORT AND LOYALTY. Product, spectacle and marketing South Sydney Rabbitohs The Canterbury Bulldogs' crises. CULTURAL LOYALTY. Loyalty and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Buffyverse loyalty Loyalty is socially constructed Loyalty as motivation Loyalty and identity Loyalty operates at a number of layers Loyalty is contested Television, loyalty and the Buffyverse Mediated loyalties- conclusions. CONCLUSION. Layered loyalty Loyalty and identity Loyalty and action Definions of emotion. Epilogue Bibliography Episodes of BtVS Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-154) and index.
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