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New Article: “Goffman’s Interest in Spies and Espionage” by Gary D. Jaworski #sssi #sociology https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.498 cc @sociologylens

In 2014, Symbolic Interaction published a Special Issue devoted to Erving Goffman. In that issue we published articles that explored Goffman’s life and intellectual work, in particular as it relates to mental health and emotions. Relating to that Special Issue … Continue reading

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Another article on Goffman: When Goffman was a boy

Sherri Cavan, a former student of Erving Goffman, has just published an article in Symbolic Interaction that situates and relates back Goffman’s development of concepts like stigma and impression management to his biographical circumstances and his social position as an … Continue reading

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Goffman Special Issue taking Shape: Dimitri Shalin’s article “Interfacing Biography” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction

With the publication of Dimitri Shalin’s article “Interfacing Biography, Theory and History: The Case of Erving Goffman” the Special Issue concerned with Erving Goffman begins to take shape. In his article that has just been published on Early View, Shalin … Continue reading

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