Dystopian Emotions: Emotional Landscapes and Dark Futures, First Edition
Hardback | Jan 2022 | Bristol University Press | 9781529214543 | 224pp | 234x156mm | RFB | AUD$150.00, NZD$175.00
This edited collection offers an original investigation of into the changing landscape of emotion in dark and uncertain times.
As nations reel from the effects of poverty, inequality, climate change and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, it feels as though the world has entered a period characterised by pessimism, cynicism and anxiety.
This edited collection challenges individualised understandings of emotion, revealing how they relate to cultural, economic and political realities in difficult times.
Combining numerous empirical studies and theoretical developments from around the world, the diverse contributors explore how dystopian visions of the future influence, and are influenced by, the emotions of an anxious and precarious present.
This is an original investigation into the changing landscape of emotion in dark and uncertain times.