11501. Emotion in the Work of Obeyeskeere and Lutz.
Thorough comparison of the treatment of human emotion in the work of two anthropologists studying non-Western cultures; Obeyeskere constructs an elaborate theoretical framework contrasting two types of guilt with same as social controls in his study of Sinhalese ascetics, while Lutz takes a more basic, observational approach in showing how cultural norms create two completely different sets of values and norms for emotional expression, comparing the Ifaluk of Micronesia with modern America. 9 pages, 21 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
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