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Frame Analysis An Essay on the Organization of Experience

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ISBN-10: 093035091X

ISBN-13: 9780930350918

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Erving Goffman, Bennett Berger

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Erving Goffman will influence the thinking and perceptions of generations to come. In Frame Analysis, the brilliant theorist writes about the ways in which people determine their answers to the questions "What is going on here?" and "Under what circumstances do we think things are real?"
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 5/30/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 5.65" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Erving Goffman, an American sociologist, received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is known for his distinctive method of research and writing. He was concerned with defining and uncovering the rules that govern social behavior down to the minutest details. He contributed to interactionist theory by developing what he called the "dramaturgical approach," according to which behavior is seen as a series of mini-dramas. Goffman studied social interaction by observing it himself---no questionnaires, no research assistants, no experiments. The title of his first book, The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (1959), became one of the themes of all of his subsequent research. He also…