Stigma; Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity, Volume 10

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Prentice-Hall, 1963 - Identity (Psychology) - 147 pages
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."

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Goffman examines the issues surrounding social and personal identity of the stigmatized, and how this contrasts with, interacts with, and overlaps with the social and personal identity of the “normals ... Read full review

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I read this in sociology 101 ten years ago and it opened my mind and my ability to see sociological concepts in my life since then and to articulate them. It made me reflect on my own interactions in society as an Indian woman attorney. Read full review

Contents

STIGMA AND SOCIAL IDENTITY
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INFORMATION CONTROL AND PERSONAL IDENTITY
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mation 43 Visibility 48 Personal Identity 51 Biog
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