By Marcos Engelken-Jorge, Pedro Ibarra Güell, Carmelo Moreno del Rio
Mainstream liberal narratives have usually depicted politics as a question of strength and competing pursuits, pushing aside feelings or conceiving them as threats to a rational and well-ordered society. within the final a long time, even though, this point of view has been more and more challenged through a few students discovering at the advanced and multidimensional position of feelings in politics. This edited assortment goals at offering a concise yet entire creation to this region of study. The essays contained during this quantity specialise in a unmarried case, the Obama phenomenon, illustrating empirically how the variable 'emotions' can improve political research. Taken jointly, the essays replicate the plurality of methods to be had to the research of politics and feelings and hence give a contribution to the state of the art debates in this attention-grabbing subject.