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Past Member

Eva Illouz

Funding provided by the Florence Gould Foundation Fund

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Sociology, Critical Theory

Home Institution

Centre de Sociologie Européenne, Paris, and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
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The critique of emotional subjectivity must tiptoe between internal and external critiques, what Eva Illouz calls “post-normative” critique. Based on the view that emotions and economic activities are normally intertwined, this research project evaluates critically the moral norm of emotional authenticity as it has been fashioned by consumer culture.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science

Degrees

University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D.
1991