33 Facts About Arlie Hochschild


Arlie Russell Hochschild is an American professor emerita of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and writer.

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Arlie Hochschild has long focused on the human emotions that underlie moral beliefs, practices, and social life generally.

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Arlie Hochschild's is the author of nine books including, most recently Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, a finalist for the National Book Award.

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Arlie Hochschild was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Ruth Alene and Francis Henry Russell, a diplomat who served in Israel, New Zealand, Ghana, and Tunisia.

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Arlie Hochschild grew up in a household where her mother was the primary caregiver and her father was the provider.

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Arlie Hochschild drew on her childhood experiences to study and write on caregiving and having a loving relationship with your children.

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Arlie Hochschild has been married to her husband, writer Adam Arlie Hochschild, since June 1965.

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Arlie Hochschild's later became a mother herself and raised two sons named David Russell and Gabriel Russell.

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Arlie Hochschild's has traveled to an infertility clinic in India to personally interview pregnancy surrogates, where she interacted with poor women who were “paid to carry fetuses for infertile American couples.

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Arlie Hochschild graduated from Swarthmore College in 1962 where she majored in International Relations and was a member of the political action group and the peace corp committee.

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Arlie Hochschild's wrote her first book, The Unexpected Community, in 1973.

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Arlie Hochschild went on to create concepts that illuminate the power of emotion in social life.

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Arlie Hochschild is able to be passionate about her own political leanings, as well as put them aside to try and learn from those who do not think similarly to her.

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Arlie Hochschild's provides an example of the Tahitians, who have one word, "sick, " for what in other cultures might correspond to envy, depression, grief, or sadness.

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Apart from what we think a feeling is, Arlie Hochschild asserts in The Managed Heart, we have ideas about what it should be.

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For example, in The Managed Heart, Arlie Hochschild writes of how flight attendants are trained to control passengers' feelings during times of turbulence and dangerous situations while suppressing their own fear or anxiety.

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Arlie Hochschild explores the concepts of 'feeling rules' and emotional labor as they relate to class structure and how it can vary based on economic or social class.

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Arlie Hochschild's connects her ideas about emotional labor to Richard Sennett's concept about "hidden injuries".

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In other books, Arlie Hochschild applies her perspective on emotion to the American family.

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Arlie Hochschild argues couples have implicit "gender ideologies" when they marry; the marital role that the women will take on the domestic duties within a home.

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Arlie Hochschild goes on to “suggest that the flight into work is coerced at least as much as it is voluntary.

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Arlie Hochschild described a friend on maternity leave who felt that her time at home with her newborn was at the expense of 'sacrificing' time at work.

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Arlie Hochschild's has added other "chapters" to the deep story that have occurred since 2016, which she relates in an interview Derik Thompson conducted with her in "The Deep Story of Trumpism" for the Atlantic Monthly.

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Arlie Hochschild's's suggested other ideas on politics through OpEds and book reviews.

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Arlie Hochschild's work describes the many ways in which each individual becomes a shock absorber of larger forces and focuses on the impact of these forces on emotion.

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Arlie Hochschild's is a "liberal" in politics and an Agnostic in religion.

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Arlie Hochschild's belongs to the American Sociological Association, the Sociologists for Women in Society, the American Gerontological Society, the American Federation of Teachers, the Sociological Research Association, and the International Association for Emotion Research.

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Specifically, Arlie Hochschild argues that the theory of disengagement itself is 'unfalsifiable, ' partly because the conception or assessment of aging can vary based on the researcher and their constitution of aging.

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Arlie Hochschild's points out that a person's age with implied relation to death and society's stance towards disengagement is an independent variable, whereas the dependent variable is disengagement itself.

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Arlie Hochschild's received the Ulysses Medal from University College Dublin, 2015 Ireland, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society, 2021.

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Arlie Hochschild was a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award for Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right and the book was a New York Times Bestseller.

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Arlie Hochschild has won Guggenheim, Fulbright and Mellon fellowships, and three awards granted by the American Sociological Association—the Charles Cooley Award the Jessie Bernard Award, and the Award for Public Understanding of Sociology .

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The influence Arlie Hochschild has over contemporary sociology can be proven by the fact that other sociologists look to create ways of thinking based on her own work.

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