Richard H. Smith, Sung Hee Kim

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript


This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of envy and how many people find it difficult to rid themselves of this painful emotion; a situation made worse by the presence of societal norms rendering the emotion shameful. An overview of the subsequent chapters is then presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnvy
Subtitle of host publicationTheory and Research
ISBN (Electronic)9780199301485
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010

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  • Emotion
  • Envy
  • Human behavior
  • Social norms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology (all)


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