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Emotional capital and professional socialization: The case of mortuary science students

Emotional capital and professional socialization: The case of mortuary science students,S. Cahill

Emotional capital and professional socialization: The case of mortuary science students   (Citations: 19)
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Published in 1999.
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    • ...Post-mortem work calls for a particular kind of ‘‘detachment’’: the muting of expected responses to a corpse; a capacity to screen out—at least temporarily—thoughts and feelings about human death. It’s not for everyone (Cahill 1999)...

    Philomena Horsley. Teaching the Anatomy of Death: A Dying Art?

    • ... on emotion management by airline employees (Hochschild 1983; Taylor and Tyler 2000; Williams 2003), bill collectors (Hochschild 1983; Sutton 1991), fast food workers (Leidner 1993), waiters and waitresses (Hall 1993; Paules 1996), hair stylists/beauty therapists (Parkinson 1996; Sharma and Black 2001), medical workers (Smith and Kleinman 1989; Olesen and Bone 1998), workers at animal shelters (Arluke 1994), mortuary science students (Cahill ...
    • ...Cahill (1999) coined the term “emotional capital” for his study of mortuary science students to describe the prior socialization that allowed some students to successfully deal with the training’s emotional challenges...
    • ...Thus individuals with different forms of emotional capital tend to select and to be selected for different careers” (Cahill 1999, 112)...

    David Schweingruberet al. Shaping the Selves of Young Salespeople through Emotion Management

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