Erving Goffman

Scott, Susie (2006) Erving Goffman. In: Scott, John (ed.) Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theorists. Routledge Key Guides . Routledge, London, pp. 113-119. ISBN 9780415352598

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Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theorists covers the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most important thinkers in this discipline.

Concentrating on figures writing predominantly in the second half of the twentieth century, such as Zygmunt Bauman, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Michel Foucault and Claude Lévi-Strauss, each entry includes:

- full cross-referencing
- a further reading section
- biographical data
- key works and ideas
- critical assessment.

Clearly presented in an easy-to-navigate A–Z format, this accessible reference guide is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of sociology, cultural studies and general studies, as well as other readers interested in this fascinating field.

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Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
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