Stigma; Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity

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Prentice-Hall, 1963 - Handicapped - 147 pages
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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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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

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Reviewing this book, I'm reminded of being sat in the pub with three lecturers at my university when I was an undergraduate a year or two ago. Conversation was centred on the reading of sociological ... Read full review

Contents

STIGMA AND SOCIAL IDENTITY i
12
INFORMATION CONTROL AND PERSONAL IDENTITY
41
GROUP ALIGNMENT AND EGO IDENTITY
105
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