Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

by Erving Goffman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0140135715

ISBN-13: 2900140135717

Pub. Date: 09/27/1990

Publisher: Gardners Books

A study of human behavior in social situations and the way we appear to others. Dr. Goffman has employed as a framework the metaphor of theatrical performance. Discussions of social techniques are based upon detailed research and observation of social customs in many regions.

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A study of human behavior in social situations and the way we appear to others. Dr. Goffman has employed as a framework the metaphor of theatrical performance. Discussions of social techniques are based upon detailed research and observation of social customs in many regions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900140135717
Publisher:
Gardners Books
Publication date:
09/27/1990
Edition description:
New
Pages:
251

Table of Contents

Preface 9

Acknowledgements 11

Introduction 13

1 Performances 28

2 Teams 83

3 Regions and Region Behaviour 109

4 Discrepant Roles 141

5 Communication out of Character 166

6 The Arts of Impression Management 203

7 Conclusion 231

Index 249

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