Type: Public event

CANCELED: Anger and Health Activism: The Role of Emotion in Fighting the ACA Repeal Effort

Speaker

Beza Merid, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Date & Time

Jan 22, 2022, 7:32 am EST

Anger can play an important role in coalescing health activist movements. It can be used to recruit participants, motivate action, and build solidarity in the pursuit of policy reforms. Anger can also produce conflict within these movements when, derided as a suspect emotion and framed as chaotic and irrational, activists worry it may undermine public support for their cause.

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