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Sociologist Erving Goffman - A Brief Biography
Biography of Erving Goffman, a sociologist known for his role in shaping the symbolic interaction perspective as well as developing the dramaturgical ...
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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life - Sociology - About.com
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life is a book that was published in 1959, written by sociologist Erving Goffman. In it, he uses the imagery of theater in order  ...
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Backstage and Frontstage - Definitions in Sociology
Definition: In Erving Goffman's Dramaturgical Perspective on Social Interaction, frontstage and backstage are concepts used to describe the relationship ...
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Total Institution Definition and Examples - Sociology - About.com
A total institution, a concept developed by Erving Goffman, is an isolated, enclosed social system whose primary purpose is to control most aspects of its ...
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Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity - Sociology
Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity is a book written by Erving Goffman in 1963 about the idea of stigma and what it is like to be a stigmatized ...
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Dramaturgical Perspective Definition - Sociology - About.com
The dramaturgical perspective was developed primarily by Erving Goffman, who used a theatrical metaphor of stage, actors, and audience to observe and ...
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Resocialization - Definition of Resocialization - Sociology - About.com
Roles such as spouse, parent, widow, prison inmate, and employee, for example, all involve a kind of resocialization. Erving Goffman defined resocialization as ...
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George Herbert Mead - Sociology - About.com
Our Expert Recommends. Erving Goffman · Herbert Spencer · Anthony Giddens. Sociology Essentials. 128092050.jpg - Barry Winiker/Getty Images · What Are ...
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Constructing an Inductive Theory - Sociology
Erving Goffman is one social scientist that is known for using field research to uncover rules of many diverse behaviors, including living in a mental institution ...
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Sociologist Profiles - Sociology - About.com
Read biographies of major theorists within the field of sociology. Discover how these individuals contributed to the field of sociology and influenced how we think ...
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