The politics of feeling

Renewal - ISSN 0968-5211
Volume 32 Number 1 (2024)

The politics of feeling
Emily Robinson, Jonathan Moss pages 44-56


Contemporary politics is often said to have become too emotional; feelings have replaced facts; passion outweighs reason – and all of this drives polarisation. Looking at the experience of Brexit suggests this is a self-perpetuating cycle. It is not the feelings we have about politics that are the problem, but the political stories we tell about feelings. 

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Emily Robinson, Jonathan Moss (2024) The politics of feeling, Renewal, 32(1), 44-56

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