Towards a Sociology of Compassion in World Politics

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This paper is the first study that employs process sociology to understand the constraints upon and possibilities for higher levels of compassion to distant stangers. It is published in an international collection and represents a contribution to the growing sub-area that is centred on understanding emotions and world politics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Politics of Compassion
EditorsMichael Ure, Mervyn Frost
Place of PublicationAbingdon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-315-85138-9
ISBN (Print)978-0-415-67159-0, 0415671590
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2013


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