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Fisher Folk: Two Communities On Chesapeake Bay, Carolyn Ellis Dec 1985

Fisher Folk: Two Communities On Chesapeake Bay, Carolyn Ellis

Carolyn Ellis

In the backwaters of Chesapeake Bay many people spend days crabbing or shellfishing alone from small boats, speak with local accents reminiscent of Old World forebears, believe and practice fundamental religion, and value their work on the water and raising families over education. Cut off by the water and marshes that provide their livelihood, they have tenaciously maintained their traditional ways of life. In this new book, Carolyn Ellis, who lived among these fisher folk, provides an intimate view of everyday life in two communities on the Bay. She describes the work of crabbing, oyster tonging, and oyster shucking in ...


Jealousy And The Social Psychology Of Emotional Experience, Carolyn Ellis, Eugene Weinstein Dec 1985

Jealousy And The Social Psychology Of Emotional Experience, Carolyn Ellis, Eugene Weinstein

Carolyn Ellis

Jealousy is investigated as a focus for the symbolic interactionist analysis of emotion. We define jealousy in terms of the features of the contexts in which it is evoked. Three related elements are essential: an attachment between two persons; valued resources that flow through and are controlled by that attachment; and intrusion on that attachment by a third person who is perceived by one partner as becoming or wanting to become the receiver or giver of those resources. This partner becomes jealous because of fear of loss of control over the resources that pass through the bond between the two ...