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Goffman, Erving

Works: 498 works in 2,563 publications in 8 languages and 44,821 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Fiction  Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Collector, Creator, Interviewee, zxx, Honoree
Classifications: HM291, 301.1
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The presentation of self in everyday life by Erving Goffman( Book )

200 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A notable contribution to our understanding of ourselves, explores the realm of human beahvior in social situations and the way that we appear to others. Goffman uses the metaphor of theatrical performance as a framework
Asylums; essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates by Erving Goffman( Book )

167 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author defines a "total institution" as a place of residence and work where a large number of like-situated, individuals, cut off from the wider society for an appreciable period of time, together lead an enclosed, formally administered round of life. Prisons serve as a clear example, providing we appreciate that what is prison-like about prisons is found in institutions whose members have broken no laws. This volume deals with total institutions in general and, mental hospitals, in particular. The main focus is, on the world of the inmate, not the world of the staff. A chief concern is to develop a sociological version of the structure of the self. Each of the essays in this book were intended to focus on the same issue--the inmate's situation in an institutional context
Stigma; notes on the management of spoiled identity by Erving Goffman( Book )

133 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "excursion into the situation of persons who are unable to conform to standards that society calls normal," including "physically deformed people, ex-mental patients, drug addicts, prostitutes, or those ostracized for other reasons."
Interaction ritual; essays on face-to-face behavior by Erving Goffman( Book )

97 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by a common force: interaction rituals. Interaction Ritual Chains is a major work of sociological theory that attempts to develop a "radical microsociology." It proposes that successful rituals create symbols of group membership and pump up individuals with emotional energy, while failed rituals drain emotional energy. Each person flows from situation to situation, drawn to those interactions where their cultural capital gives them the best emotional energy payoff. Thinking, too, can be explained by the internalization of conversations within the flow of situations; individual selves are thoroughly and continually social, constructed from the outside in
Gender advertisements by Erving Goffman( Book )

75 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at the behavioral representation of our cultural assumptions about the nature of the sexes. It explores the properties of gender displays, with the nature of those interpersonal rituals through which we affirm in daily life our apparent beliefs regarding the character of males and females and the relationship that is approved within and across sex status. It also discusses the nature of photography and the relations of photographs to what they purport to picture. The author also details the ways in which gender, especially female gender, is presented in popular advertisements
Frame analysis : an essay on the organization of experience by Erving Goffman( Book )

70 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms of talk by Erving Goffman( Book )

67 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms of Talk extends Erving Goffman's interactional analyses of face-to-face communication to ordinary conversations and vebal exchanges. In this, his most sociolinguistic work, Goffman relates to certain forms of talk some of the issues that concerned him in his work on frame analysis. This book brings together five of Goffman's essays: "Replies and Responses," "Response Cries," "Footing," "The Lecture," and "Radio Talk." Of lasting value in Goffman's work is his insistence that behavior - verbal or nonverbal - be examined along with the context of that behavior. In all of these classic essays, there is a "topic" at hand for discussion and analysis. In addition, as those familiar with Goffman's work have come to expect, there is the wider context in which the topic can be viewed and related to other topics - a characteristic move of Goffman's that has made his work so necessary for students of interaction in many disciplines. -- Back cover
Behavior in public places; notes on the social organization of gatherings by Erving Goffman( Book )

66 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to develop a framework capable of dealing with an almost neglected area of social reality, behavior in public and semipublic places. [The author] feels that the distinct features of face-to-face interaction, richness of information flow, and facilitation of feedback, have enough structuring significance to provide an analytical rationale for its separate treatment. It is to his credit that this 'model' takes advantage of already existing and well-defined terminology, while introducing only a few new and relatively unfamiliar concepts
Encounters; two studies in the sociology of interaction by Erving Goffman( Book )

69 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic interaction by Erving Goffman( Book )

46 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relations in public; microstudies of the public order by Erving Goffman( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Relations in Public, Erving Goff man provides a grammar of the unspoken language used in public places. He shows that the way strangers relate in public is part of a design by which friends and acquaintances manage their relationship in the presence of bystanders. He argues that, taken together, this forms part of a new domain of inquiry into the rules for co-mingling, or public order. Most people give little thought to how elaborate and complex our everyday behavior in public actually is. For example, we adhere to the rules of pedestrian traffic on a busy thoroughfare, accept the usual ways of acting in a crowded elevator or subway car, grasp the delicate nuances of conversational behavior, and respond to the rich vocabulary of body gestures. We behave differently at weddings, at meals, in crowds, in couples, and when alone. Such everyday behavior, though generally below the level of awareness, embodies unspoken codes of social understandings necessary for the orderly conduct of society
Wir alle spielen Theater : Die Selbstdarstellung im Alltag by Erving Goffman( Book )

45 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in German and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kommunikation ; Soziologie ; Psychologie ; Alltag
Interaktionsrituale : über Verhalten in direkter Kommunikation by Erving Goffman( Book )

34 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in German and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Techniken der Imagepflege, Ehrerbietung und Benehmen, Verlegenheit und soziale Organisation, Entfremdung in der Interaktion, Psychische Symptome und öffentliche Ordnung, Wo was los ist - wo es action gibt
Erving Goffman : exploring the interaction order( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling artikelen over de Canadese socioloog (1922-1982) en zijn theorieën
Les rites d'interaction : (par) goffman. Trad. de l'angl. Par alain kihm by Erving Goffman( Book )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stigmate by Erving Goffman( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in French and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il y a le stigmate d'infamie, tel la fleur de lys gravée au fer rouge sur l'épaule des galériens. Il y a les stigmates sacrés qui frappent les mystiques. Il y a les stigmates que laissent la maladie ou l'accident. Il y a les stigmates de l'alcoolisme et ceux qu'inflige l'emploi des drogues. Il y a la peau du Noir, l'étoile du juif, les façons de l'homosexuel. Il y a enfin le dossier de police du militant et, plus généralement, ce que l'on sait de quelqu'un qui a fait ou été quelque chose, et "ces gens-là, vous savez..." Le point commun de tout cela ? Marquer une différence et assigner une place : une différence entre ceux qui se disent "normaux" et les hommes qui ne le sont pas tout à fait
Asyle : über die soziale Situation psychiatrischer Patienten und anderer Insassen by Erving Goffman( Book )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in German and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rahmen-Analyse : e. Versuch über d. Organisation von Alltagserfahrungen by Erving Goffman( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in German and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asiles : etudes sur la condition sociale des malades mentaux et autres reclus by Erving Goffman( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4e de couv.: Avant de devenir professeur de sociologie à l'Université de Berkeley, Erving Goffman s'est fait, trois années durant, l'ethnologue scrupuleux des malades mentaux internés dans les hôpitaux psychiatriques. Il présente dans Asiles une interprétation en profondeur de la vie hospitalière qui situe les pratiques thérapeutiques quotidiennes dans leur cadre le plus objectif, celui d'une "institution totalitaire", c'est-à-dire d'un établissement investi, comme la prison ou le camp de concentration par exemple, de la fonction ambiguë de neutraliser ou de réadapter à l'ordre social un type particulièrement inquiétant de déviants. La tension, et souvent la contradiction, qui existe entre l'exigence thérapeutique et ces impératifs de sécurité et de contrôle social rend compte du mode conflictuel de l'existence asilaire et des malentendus de la vie quotidienne au sein de l'hôpital. Par-delà les troubles de sa subjectivité, le malade mental est ainsi aliéné au second degré, parce que la maladie est institutionnalisée dans un espace social qui lui impose les déterminations majeures de la servitude
Stigma : über Techniken der Bewältigung beschädigter Identität by Erving Goffman( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The presentation of self in everyday life
Asylums; essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmatesStigma; notes on the management of spoiled identityInteraction ritual; essays on face-to-face behaviorFrame analysis : an essay on the organization of experienceForms of talkBehavior in public places; notes on the social organization of gatheringsStrategic interactionRelations in public; microstudies of the public order
Alternative Names
Erving Goffman

Erving Goffman amerikanischer Soziologe

Erving Goffman amerykański socjolog i pisarz

Erving Goffman Canadees socioloog (1922-1982)

Erving Goffman Sociologist, writer, academic

Erving Goffman sociologo canadese

Erving Goffman sociólogo canadiense

Erving Goffman sociologue canadien

Erving Goffman Sosiolog Amerika Serikat

Ērvings Gofmanis

Goffman Erving

Goffman, Erving 1922-1983

Goffman, Erving Manual

Goffman, Erving Manual 1922-1982

Goffmanas Ervingas

Gofmanis, Ērvings 1922-1982

Έρβινγκ Γκόφμαν

Гофман И.

Гофман, Ирвин

Гофман Ирвинг

Гофман, Ирвинг 1922-1982

Гофман, Эрвин

Гоффман Э

Гоффман Э. 1922-1982

Гоффман, Эрвинг

Ервинг Гофман

Ервінг Ґофман

Эрвин Гофман

ארווינג גופמן

ארווינג גופמן סוציולוג וסופר אמריקאי

גופמן, ארווינג

גופמן, ארווינג, 1922-1982

גופמן, ארוינג

إرفنغ غوفمان

اروینق قافمن

اروینگ گافمن

इरविंग गोफमैन

고프만, 어빙 1922-1982

고프먼, 어빙 1922-1982

어빙 고프만


ゴッフマン, E.

ゴッフマン, ア-ヴィング 1922-1982

ゴッフマン, アーヴィング

ゴフマン, アーヴィング



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