Sociologist Émile Durkheim’s term for the way people become excited when they find themselves among their “tribe,” whether social, biological, or political. Hochschild uses it to describe Tea Partiers’ mob-like enthusiasm at Donald Trump’s rally.
Collective Effervescence Quotes in Strangers in Their Own Land
The Strangers in Their Own Land quotes below are all either spoken by Collective Effervescence or refer to Collective Effervescence. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the The New Press edition of Strangers in Their Own Land published in 2016.).
Chapter 15 Quotes
While economic self-interest is never entirely absent, what I discovered was the profound importance of emotional self-interest—a giddy release from the feeling of being a stranger in one’s own land.
Collective Effervescence Term Timeline in Strangers in Their Own Land
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Chapter 15 – Strangers No Longer: The Power of Promise