Erving Goffman: From the Perspective of the New Sociology

Erving Goffman: From the Perspective of the New Sociology of Knowledge While Erving Goffman s books are among the most widely read sociological works, covering issues including the presentation of the self, total institutions, interaction order to frame analysis, they are in fact guided by a single theme the analysis of the form of interaction in social situations and the role that individuals play in it This book stresses Goffman s central role as a sociological theorist, exploring the potentials of his work and uncovering the recondite layers of his oeuvre In opening a path to understanding the complexity of his writings, it offers new directions for social theory and empirical research

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *