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By Carol Tavris

"This landmark publication" (San Francisco Chronicle) dispels the typical myths in regards to the reasons and makes use of of anger -- for instance, that expressing anger is often right for you, that suppressing anger is usually bad, or that ladies have specified "anger difficulties" that males don't. Dr. Carol Tavris expertly examines each side of that interesting emotion -- from genetics to emphasize to the fad for justice.

totally revised and up to date, Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion now comprises:

* a brand new attention of organic politics: may still testosterone or PMS excuse rotten tempers or competitive activities? * The 5 stipulations less than which anger is perhaps potent -- and whilst it isn't. * ideas for fixing particular anger difficulties -- persistent anger, facing tough humans, repeated relations battles, anger after divorce or victimization, and competitive little ones.

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First and foremost the power to hurt me, to mark my consciousness with that hurt, inscribing shame in the deepest levels of my mind. This wounded, shamed consciousness becomes a formative part of my personality. 19 Containing or subverting this subject formation comes with its own ‘logic of pain’, and Brown offers here a foundational one: ressentiment, ‘the moralizing revenge of the powerless’ (Brown 1995, 66). She continues: ... identity politics may be partly configured by a peculiarly shaped and peculiarly disguised form of class resentment, a resentment that is displaced onto discourses of injustice other than class, but a resentment, like all resentments, that retains the real or imagined holdings of its reviled subject as objects of desire.

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