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Erving Goffman

Sociologist, Author (11-Jun-1922 — 19-Nov-1982)


Tom Burns. Erving Goffman. Routledge. 1992. 386pp.

Joseph Ditton. The View from Goffman. Palgrave-Macmillan. 1980. 288pp.

Gary Alan Fine; Gregory W. H. Smith (editors). Erving Goffman. Sage. 2000. (4 vols.) 1688pp.

Kwang-ki Kim. Order and Agency in Modernity: Talcott Parsons, Erving Goffman, and Harold Garfinkel. SUNY Press. 2003. 180pp.

Philip Manning. Erving Goffman and Modern Sociology. Polity Press. 1992. 200pp.

Greg Smith (editor). Goffman and Social Organization: Studies in a Sociological Legacy. Routledge. 1999. 224pp.

Paul Drew, Anthony Wootton. Erving Goffman: Exploring the Interaction Order. Polity Press. 1988. 298pp.


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  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.206)

  8. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.224)

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