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Goffman and social organization, studies in a sociological legacy, edited by Greg Smith

Summary
This collection brings together many of today's leading sociologists to pursue and build upon the diverse aspects of Goffman's legacy and to discuss key topics of his work
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Notes on contributors; Introduction: interpreting Goffman's sociological legacy; Erving Goffman: what is a life? The uneasy making of an intellectual biography; Fine romances: two arrangements between the sexes inpublic places; Role distance and the negational self; Sundered selves: mental illness and the interaction order in the work of Erving Goffman; Ethnographic coats and tents; The omnipotence of the actor: Erving Goffman on 'the definition of the situation'; Reading Goffman on interaction; Non-person and Goffman: sociology under the influence of literature
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (233 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280332845

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