ISBN-10:
0029119405
ISBN-13:
9780029119402
Pub. Date:
09/01/1966
Publisher:
Free Press
Behavior in Public Places: Notes on the Social Organization of Gatherings / Edition 1

Behavior in Public Places: Notes on the Social Organization of Gatherings / Edition 1

by Erving Goffman
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Overview


Erving Goffman effectively extends his argument in favor of a diagnosis of deviant behavior which takes account of the whole social situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780029119402
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 09/01/1966
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 851,837
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Erring Goffman was born in Manville, Alberta (Canada) in 1922. He came to the United States in 1945, and in 1953 received his PhD in sociology from the University of Chicago. He was professor of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley until 1968, and thereafter was Benjamin Franklin Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Goffman received the MacIver Award in 1961 and the In Medias Res Award in 1978. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He died in 1983. Dr. Goffman's books include The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Encounters, Asylums, Behavior in Public Places, Stigma, Interaction Ritual, Strategic Interaction, Relations in Public, Frame Analysis, and Gender Advertisements.

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